Professionally, Amanda Crowell Itliong is known for bringing fun, interactive programming to leadership education, and for challenging others to go beyond their good intentions towards creating true ethical and effective impact! She is an expert community builder who has directed the service and leadership efforts at the University of West Florida, Stanford University, and NC State. In addition to creating and teaching groundbreaking college leadership and public service courses, she has also coached and consulted for nonprofits both in the US and abroad.
Some of Amanda’s favorite community-building experiences include riding across the country on the inaugural Millennial Trains Project, taking dozens of students on their first international service trips, and creating programs to better support military students in higher education.
Amanda has a BA from The George Washington University, a Master's Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a post-graduate certificate in Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement from Fielding Graduate University.
Personally, Amanda’s focus is on living a positively beautiful life! She is living with cancer for the fourth time and is a passionate patient advocate through her writing, speaking, and service through organizations such as the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance and the American College of Radiology’s Patient and Family Care Commission.