Amanda Feldman is an Engagement Manager at Volans, shaping social innovation strategy with global businesses, government leaders and entrepreneurs while actively contributing to Volans’ research initiatives.
Amanda brings grassroots experience in social enterprise, public health policy and corporate social innovation to Volans. She founded Peer Partners, a youth volunteer group that launches global service projects around health, poverty and education. Her projects have brought her from the steps of the White House to classrooms and conferences across Europe, Africa and East Asia, collaborating internationally on public health and education policy. Amanda’s passion for youth advocacy led to prior service on the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Volunteerism and Community Service and the American Red Cross Atlantic/Cumberland Chapter Board of Directors, as well as recognition by the American Lung Association and US Congress, among others, for her efforts. Recent work before joining Volans focused on developing impact evaluation capabilities for social enterprise, and consulting on corporate citizenship strategy for Tata Steel Global Wires in Mumbai, India, launching their first social enterprise to manufacture low-cost spectacles from steel wire.
She holds a B.A. in English and Spanish literature from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master in Public Administration (MPA), focusing on Public Policy and Management, from the London School of Economics.