Green Festival Speakers
aManda is a Brazilian/American Bay Area Native. Since 2003 she has been involved in various arts and environmental educational programs in Santa Fé NM, Oakland, Bahia Brazil and Southern India. She holds a B.A. in Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Communities and recently completed a MBA in Sustainable Enterprise driven by the belief that the current paradigm of business can be transformed into one that is valued based on ecological stability and social equity. She has been working with Youth Social Entrepreneurship in Oakland for the past 4 years, previously as the Program Director of Ashoka's Youth Venture and currently as the Co-Director of Youth SEED (Social Entrepreneurship for Equitable Development).