Amanda joins OES from the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT. Amanda is passionate about the role human-centered design can play in facilitating social change and is focused on how designers can effectively collaborate with economists, researchers, and policymakers to help implement evidence-based programs and policies. She has a particular interest in public health interventions.
Amanda earned a B.F.A. in graphic design and photography, and has over a decade of experience as a designer in the public health and development economics spaces. As a design associate fellow at OES, she will help further embed qualitative approaches and processes, including design research, behavioral mapping, and intervention design. Outside of work hours, you’ll likely find Amanda roasting coffee and attempting to dial in the perfect espresso.