Amanda Jane serves as VP for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Chief of Staff for a company helping to develop mineral resources responsibly in Afghanistan. Leveraging extensive research and outreach to the local communities, she identifies and leads the launch of multimillion dollar programs to deliver social and educational services at the village, district, provincial, and national levels. With eleven years experience in the strategic policy development and management of complex international projects funded by the U.S. Government and other governments, private companies, and multiple NGO’s. She has worked in the Middle East, North Africa, Gulf States, Central Asia, and East Africa. Just prior to leading the CSR team in Afghanistan, she spent extensive time in Sudan working on the Sudan Peace process. While Amanda has worked with the U.S. and Foreign Government leaders at the highest levels she remains most passionate about grass roots and community development projects in conflict regions.