Amanda O'Meara has been at the Foundation since 2009. She is the program officer leading the Foundation's Criminal Justice funding and supporting the Diversity in Theater Initiative. Before joining the Foundation, Amanda spent some time living in Nairobi, Kenya while interning with the UN World Food Program. Her passion for social justice and human rights was ignited during her two year stay as she traveled all over East Africa volunteering for various human rights organizations.
Amanda graduated from George Mason University with a B.A. in Global Affairs and a minor in Women's Studies. She loves spending time with her family and friends, hiking with her dog, trying new restaurants, Zengo spin classes, and rooting for the New York Giants.