Social Impact and Development Advisor
For over 10 years, Amanda has dedicated her efforts to contributing to positive change in Asia, contributing to various sectors including public institutions and non-profit organizations. Her roles have spanned across research, grant management, project coordination, fostering collaboration, and supporting strategy design and participatory learning.
Amanada’ approach involved engaging with local leaders to gain insights into the obstacles confronting their communities, as well as the innovative solutions they devise. Taking these insights to heart, she actively forges connections with global resources, all the while prioritizing the preservation of locally conceived and guided programs.
Educationally, Amanda holds a Bachelor’s degree in both Asian Studies and Film Studies and Production from Hofstra University in New York. Additionally, she earned a Master’s degree in public health from Thammasat University Thailand. Currently on the verge of completing her academic journey, Amanda anticipate defending her PhD dissertation in December 2023.
Amanda is fluent in Thai and is steadfastly committed to achieving fluency in Mizo- one of the 53 languages spoken by ethnic groups in Chin State, Myanmar/Burma.