Title: Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub Intern (2013) Internship with: Victory Gardens Amanda is a BC native with a wealth of international experience. After receiving a BA in Economics and International Relations from the University of British Columbia, she went on to work with social ventures in South Africa, Kenya, Sri Lanka, London and New York. As a Masters student at the London School of Economics, Amanda gained a critical understanding of international social policy as well as professional experience in social innovation. Most recently in New York, she designed a social entrepreneurship development platform that fosters grassroots innovation and accelerates emerging social ventures and scalable non-profits. Returning to Canada, Amanda looks forward to contributing her skills and experience to UBC Sauder S3i to put BC on the map as a global leader in innovation.