Amanda Green leads strategy and implementation for Healthier Generation’s national programs that support equitable whole child health for 52,000+ schools, districts, and out-of-school time sites serving 30+ million children and young adults. Her work to advance health equity is based upon her belief that everyone benefits when we all have greater opportunities to live healthier lives.
Amanda’s career has been dedicated to public service. Prior to joining Healthier Generation in 2009, Amanda served as associate director at the American Cancer Society where she led a team in raising funds for the fight against cancer through education, advocacy, research, and service. Her background also includes working with AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) where she focused on strengthening communities and developing leaders ages 18 to 24 through team-based national and community service. In recognition of her dedication to public service, Amanda has received the Unsung Hero Award from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Service Award, and the President’s Volunteer Service Lifetime Achievement Award.
Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida State University, a master’s degree in management from the University of South Florida and a doctorate in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University. Her doctoral research focused on women leaders of nonprofit organizations and work-life balance.
She is a Florida native and still resides in the Sunshine State. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys traveling and sailing.