As a trainer, coach and consultant, Amanda Silver has over 15 years of experience in developing the effectiveness of nonprofit and social change organizations. Amanda draws on mindfulness, emotional-intelligence and strength-based approaches to leadership and organizational development. She is passionate about creating the conditions that allow individuals, teams and organizations to thrive.
Amanda’s clients include higher education institutions, social service agencies, advocacy organizations, religious institutions, and social good businesses. Amanda has worked on strategic planning for the Provost’s Office and Division of Campus Planning and Facilities at Dartmouth College, where she currently serves as a Senior Training Consultant. Other clients include the Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, OH; Creative Action, TX; the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston, MA; the New England Grassroots Environment Fund, VT; Just Vision, D.C. She is a founding member of the Consulting Team at the Center for New Leadership of Marlboro College, VT. Prior to launching her consulting practice, Amanda focused on leadership training and organizational change as Director of the Selah Leadership Program and Network, developed in partnership with the Rockwood Leadership Institute and representing 350 Jewish social change agents and 200 organizations.
Amanda holds an M.S. in Positive Organizational Development and a Certificate in Coaching for Emotional Intelligence from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She serves on the Boards of the Institute of Jewish Spirituality, the New England Grassroots Environment Fund, and Cover Home Repair.