Amanda Fennell – Neilom Fellow
While Amanda was a student at Towson University, she was instrumental in raising $125,000 over four years for the Students Helping Honduras chapter for which she is the Co-Founder, former Co-President and former Student Director. After college she became a community director for March of Dimes, a nonprofit that works to improve the health of mothers and babies. Amanda then served as the Chief Operating Officer at Students Helping Honduras from 2013-2017, overseeing a network of 100+ chapters and 5,000+ student volunteers. Amanda earned a Bachelor of Science in Nonprofit Management from Towson University and certification as a Nonprofit Professional from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. She is a W.K Kellog Foundation Next Gen Scholar and small business owner.
Her passion for helping those in need in Honduras, and providing opportunities for students and others to join the effort to help is abundantly clear when she speaks about her organization and the great work they do. Learn more about Students Helping Honduras.