As Director of Aging Connected, Amanda Gimble is leading the National Connectivity Initiative to connect or better connect one million older adults to the internet.
Before joining OATS, Amanda was an independent advisor and project lead in areas of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, Aging, and Sexual Violence against Children at Business for Impact at Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business.
Previously, she served as senior vice president of strategic initiatives at Safe Water Network, a nonprofit founded by Paul Newman, where she provided thought leadership to the social sector, engaged stakeholders in collaborative partnerships, and influenced policy in India and Ghana to drive systemic change.
Prior to that, she was first vice president and co-head of corporate strategy at Merrill Lynch, where she advised the CEO and executive management on global industry trends, identifying global expansion opportunities including mergers and acquisitions.
Amanda has been a guest lecturer at Columbia University and New York University, a speaker at various world forums, and has written and published articles and reports on social impact.
She holds a BA from Hunter College and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.