Amanda is an architect and advocate advising the community building and learning efforts at 3×3. She focuses on community-centered design to co-create futures that are strategic, regenerative, and equitable. After 17 years of leading corporate innovation, she recently branched out to dedicate herself to the inclusive practices of social innovation.
Amanda holds degrees in Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was mentored as a transdisciplinary designer by Bruce Mau, and founded the innovation consulting practice at Gensler. She serves as Chair of the Advisory Council at WIN: Women in Innovation, a member of the Board of Directors at AIANY: American Institute of Architects, and is a faculty at SVA in the Design for Social Innovation program. Born and raised in NYC, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and twin 13-year-old daughters. She strongly believes in big ideas that are made as a result of radical collaboration, co-opetition, and creativity.