Amanda Gant

Accelerator Manager
World Resources Institute

Amanda Gant Amanda is an Accelerator Manager for the Global Restoration Initiative, where she works to improve and expand the program’s growing Land Accelerator program. Previously, Amanda served as a Small Business Lending Officer at Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif) and the Latino Economic Development Center where she coached hundreds of businesses on loan readiness and closed over fifty loans to small businesses. She also has many years experience organizing startup boot camps and virtual mentorship programs to support entrepreneurs in Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Amanda holds a master’s degree in International Public Policy and a bachelors degree in Foreign Service, both from Georgetown University.