About Amanda Goldberger
Amanda Goldberger is an expert in strategic, high-impact philanthropy and the founder of IMPACT Strategies. She has spent over a decade helping foundations, corporations, and nonprofits make smarter giving decisions to realize a better world. Recent clients include the biotech company Genentech, Rady Children’s Hospital, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and a nonprofit, Daisy CHAIN Mothering.
Amanda developed her knowledge of social impact and strategic philanthropy as a strategy consultant at FSG, a nonprofit mission-driven consulting firm, and at a nonprofit pharmaceutical company, Institute for OneWorld Health. While at FSG, she led projects with leading global foundations, regional foundations, community foundations, family foundations, corporations, and nonprofits. Her clients included: Rockefeller Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, Communities Foundation of Texas, Moxie Foundation, Eli Lilly, Becton Dickinson, New York Academy of Sciences, and Daisy CHAIN. These experiences have provided Amanda with a unique understanding of the social sector coupled with a strong business mindset. This has allowed her to effectively facilitate meetings with participants across sectors, including health, education, economic development, and entrepreneurship. She has led workshops and spoken at conferences about her work and learnings from these projects.
Amanda has a master’s in public policy from UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, and a B.S. in molecular, cell, and developmental biology from UCLA. She lives in San Diego with her husband and two sons. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Southern California’s beautiful outdoors and attempting to instill the love of arts/culture in her boys.