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Amanda Jenkins is the senior manager of development operations at StriveTogether, helping the development team achieve their short and long-term fundraising goals.
Amanda’s professional career has focused on development work for political candidates, non-profits and associations. Prior to joining StriveTogether, she served as the Development Director at the Community Action Agency, where she led strategy, execution and outreach to diversify revenue streams. Amanda received her B.A. with a concentration in public policy from Indiana University.
As a life-long learner, Amanda currently serves as co-vice president of the education committee of Cincinnati’s chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. In this role, she helps bring world-class speakers and programs to the region and supports development professionals across all sectors. Amanda is also a participant of Class 17 of the Cincinnati Chamber’s C-Change program, a leadership development program designed for professionals looking to increase their civic engagement in the Cincinnati region.
In Amanda’s free time she enjoys going on camping trips, hiking with her dog Momma Mia, and exploring Cincinnati’s restaurants.
Courage is most significant to me. A willingness to commit to an uncertain outcome, engage in difficult conversations with an open heart and mind, and lean into discomfort is critical to the work of achieving racial and ethnic equity.