Amanda Berger, CPC, MSW, has an extensive background in progressive philanthropy and transformational leadership development through her work with the Funders Collaborative for Youth Organizing, the Women Donors Network, Rockwood Leadership Institute, and Communities for Public Education Reform (CPER). Amanda has a special interest in the design and management of effective collaborations and networks. Amanda is skilled in issues related to youth development, public education reform, criminal justice, and community engagement. She consults with foundations and with social-change nonprofit organizations interested in fostering collaboration, learning communities, networks, and policy change. In addition, she is a professionally certified coach who works with nonprofit leaders who want to step into fuller leadership roles while staying connected to their values and what’s most important in their lives. She currently manages the Insight Garden Program at San Quentin State Prison, is a trained VOEG facilitator with the Insight Prison Project, and consults on a variety of criminal justice projects aimed at increasing access to high quality educational programming for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people.