Amanda attended high school in Ohio and graduated in 2015. She then moved to Muncie, Indiana where she attended Ball State University. Amanda graduated early with a Bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology and a minor in women and gender studies. This is her first year as an AmeriCorps member and also the first time she’s been to Chicago. She is excited to learn more about nonprofit work and hopes to continue in the field. In her free time Amanda can be found enjoying a good book, cooking, or exploring the city.