Amanda is the Outreach Specialist at the Autism Society, a national grassroots advocacy organization, where she specializes in communications and development campaigns. With journalism experience in local and national newsrooms, Amanda most recently worked as a general assignment reporter for the Springfield Sun in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. As a student at American University, Amanda spent a summer campaigning for her local state representative, who was re-elected, and spent a semester abroad in Madrid. As part of the 2013 International Glass and Clay Exhibit, Amanda handled marketing and communications as well as taking an active role in program coordination. Follow Violet on Twitter @AmandaGSzabo.