Amanda Farnan (@farnanindc) is partnerships manager of Protocol, where she supports external relationships and business strategy across the national offices. Prior to joining Protocol, Amanda supported global strategic partnerships for POLITICO. She worked closely with POLITICO's CEO and editor-in-chief to progress partnerships and execute special projects. Prior to POLITICO, Amanda spent time with the United Nations Foundation at their headquarters in Washington, D.C., and an affiliate office in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Amanda received her bachelor's from American University. When she's not obsessing over the latest tech podcasts, you can find her at a Barre3 studio or organizing events to promote public safety in her local community.