Amanda Chehrezad has a multidisciplinary background tackling diverse challenges in international development and global business in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. As the Director of Overseas Operations for the Girl Scouts of the USA, she led the organization’s implementation of a new operating model, office and staffing restructure, and adoption of a customer relationship management system.
Previously, Ms. Chehrezad served as the TOMODACHI Women’s Leadership Program Manager for the U.S.- Japan Council where she provided expertise on women’s leadership challenges and opportunities on the global stage. Additionally, Ms. Chehrezad was responsible for the strategic management of multi-million- dollar capacity building projects under the U.S. Department of State’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement section in Mexico. She has also guided multiple start-ups, founded her own business and launched a consulting career.
Ms. Chehrezad holds an MBA from Temple University, Japan and a BA in political science from the University of California, Davis.