As Chief Program Officer at PYXERA Global, Amanda MacArthur leads the organization’s global programs. Amanda leads a team which designs, implements and measures the impact of an array of programs that link the power of human capital to initiatives addressing complex development challenges while building leadership competencies, enhancing global perspectives, and encouraging innovative and “out of the box” thinking for corporate employees. Since joining PYXERA Global in 2002, Amanda has worked in over twenty countries, designing and implementing programs that create mutually beneficial outcomes. In addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the Corporate Responsibility Association, she is on the Leadership Faculty for Points of Light’s Corporate Institute. She has lived in Paraguay, Russia and Scotland and is a magna cum laude graduate of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.
Amanda has also contributed to the design of the Center of Excellence for International Corporate Volunteerism (CEICV) – a first of its kind public-private partnership between USAID, IBM and PYXERA Global. CEICV is an innovative forum that promotes best practices in international volunteerism, while preparing companies with the tools to create employee volunteer programs that focus in emerging markets.