President and Founder, Rise
Amanda is the president and founder of Rise, a millennial driven national nonprofit working with multiple state legislatures and the U.S. Congress to implement a Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights. In her capacity for Rise, she has drafted and helped introduce legislation in multiple Statehouses and the United States Congress. Amanda graduated from Harvard University and during college, Amanda created the first student-written course in Harvard’s history and co-founded Wema Children, an orphanage in Kenya. When she is not fighting for survivor rights, Amanda is also the Deputy White House Liaison at the Department of State and a 2016 TED fellow.