Amanda Parker


Communications and Development Coordinator

As Communications and Development Coordinator, Amanda Parker assists with CIFA’s public relations, mass communications, event planning and development activities. She received her Bachelors of Arts from American University’s School of International Service, majoring in International Studies, with a focus on Development in Africa. She is proficient in Swahili and studied abroad in Nairobi, where she attended the United States International University and worked for the Centre for Domestic Training and Development, a local NGO. Amanda has traveled extensively in sub-Saharan Africa - including trips where she lead strategic planning sessions in Mozambique and took part in an ethnographic study of the effects of HIV/AIDS in Swaziland.