Amanda Fong
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Amanda is passionate about helping organizations drive social impact and health equity on local and international levels. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Willamette University, she taught English in Thailand at a primary school and saw up close how food moved from farms to local markets to plates. Currently, she is serving a Fulbright grant as an English Teaching Assistant in Andorra. With a background working in multicultural settings in the U.S. and abroad, Amanda hopes to bring a global lens to her writing. She plans to pursue a Master’s in Public Health with an emphasis in global health and sustainability to bring change directly to communities.

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