Amanda Slavin
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  • "Amanda Slavin's energy is contagious and delivers a framework for dialog that lasts long after her talk and event have ended. Her expertise and experience in engagement, education, and entrepreneurship has inspired many of our guests and community members to drive and create change in their own lives and communities."
    -Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos

Amanda Slavin

Amanda Slavin is CEO and founder of CatalystCreativ, partnered with Downtown Project, an experience studio that designs immersive experiences to increase engagement and build community around a mission or intention. She uses her expertise in understanding engagement in her approach to grassroots marketing and business development. Amanda built the events, marketing, social media, online marketing departments from the ground up.

Clients of CayalystCreativ include cities, brands and movements. CatalystCreativ's mission is to create more active participants in making the world a better place, and it does so through events, conferences, brand strategy, grassroots marketing and education content.

Amanda co-founded and launched the Charity Connector event series, a socially nonprofit event series that started at Paige Management in 2010, and has worked with 200 nonprofits building community through strategic partnerships, events and marketing to help engage more individuals to support their fundraising efforts. She was one of the event organizers for TEDX Big Apple, securing all of the in kind sponsors for the event as well as supported on production and curation. She was one of the producers of the Global Festival, a 60,000-person concert in Central Park, where she helped create the strategic partnerships necessary for digital, marketing, media and sponsorship.

She is a founding advisory board member for NPR's new millennial arm, GenListen, is a member of the World Economic Forum, Global Shapers, as well as a part of Ted, Summit Series and Nexus. She is a frequent writer for Huffington Post and Business Insider.

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