Amanda Mowry

Social Impact and Development Advisor

For over 10 years, Amanda has dedicated her efforts to supporting positive change in Asia, contributing to various sectors including public institutions, non-profit organizations, and academia. Her roles have spanned across research, grant management, project coordination, fostering collaboration, supporting strategy design, participatory learning, and university lecturing.

Amanda’s approach involves engaging with local leaders to learn about 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 and a doctoral degree in Thai Studies from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.

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.