Amanda Guslani is the Digital Communications Officer at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Amanda provides strategic communication counsel, messages development, and communication planning for program teams and leadership. She is also responsible for the Foundation’s digital media strategy. Prior to joining the Foundation, Amanda worked for Informing Change, a strategic consulting firm dedicated to informing learning, effectiveness, and impact in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors through evaluation, applied research, and strategic consulting services. Amanda served as the Communications Manager where she was responsible for the design and implementation of the company’s branding, communication, and business development strategies. She also managed the company’s digital media outlets and collaborated with project teams. In addition to her recent experience at Informing Change, Amanda works with students and emergent leaders providing leadership coaching and mentorship. Amanda co-founded the Leadership Coaching Circle, a professional development, leadership coaching, and small group dialogue platform for women holding and stepping into significant leadership positions. Amanda is an active volunteer assisting local and national nonprofit organizations with fundraising, volunteer management, and event planning. Amanda has a Master of Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and holds a certificate in Nonprofit Management from San Francisco State University. Amanda graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a dual degree in Communication and Political Science.