About Amanda

Amanda Pain is a communications strategist and technical writer with 20 years of experience helping organizations bridge message and mission. She has a passion to help others, and she utilizes her storytelling ability and back ground in global health as a tool for social change.

Amanda has a dual masters in Social Work and Public Health and a bachelors in Journalism. She has expertise in global health, public health, social work, global development, and science and medicine and is well versed in a variety of writing styles including technical journal publication as well as more informal blog and opinion writing.

Amanda recently spent two and a half years working part-time as a Manager, Advocacy and Communications at VillageReach, while simultaneously managing her freelance business. At VillageReach she was responsible for program communications strategy and planning, writing program materials and amplifying VillageReach’s work and impact. She also has skills in project and people management from previous positions with the She worked for the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and George Washington University. [See LinkedIn profile for previous professional experience]

Amanda works enthusiastically with people, sets ambitious goals for herself and is inherently a planner. Her educational and professional pursuits have all been instilled in her strong values of collaboration, compassion and a desire to make the world more equitable for everyone.