Amanda Ravenhill is an active member of the international community focused on addressing imminent global challenges. She is the executive director of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, which is dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of strategies that radically regenerate Earth's ecosystems. She previously held the role of executive director of Project Drawdown, a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming. She also serves as advisor to the Center for Carbon Removal and is a member of the steering committee for the Nexus Global Climate Change Working Group.
Other positions she has held include lecturer at Presidio Graduate School, teaching the Principles of Sustainable Management course; co-founder of The Hero Hatchery, a climate activist fellowship program; business partnership coordinator at 350.org; and Americorp Sustainable Communities and Education fellow. Ravenhill is driven by her experience living and working internationally as well as her enthusiasm to integrate art and science. She lectures and speaks publicly on such wide-ranging topics as biochar, regenerative design, carbon drawdown strategies, mindfulness, and systems thinking.