Directora Regional Advocacy de World Vision
Amanda Rives is the Senior Advisor, External Engagement for World Vision International, specializing in child protection and participation. She represents World Vision globally in selected networks, associations, and boards; ensuring the organization effectively collaborates with partners, influences decision-makers, and mobilizes resources to contribute to Agenda 2030. In recent years, Amanda also served as Regional Advocacy and Mobilization Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. Her responsibilities have included the development and implementation of the regional advocacy agenda, including campaigns and public engagement, as well as child protection, child and youth participation, and volunteer programs. Originally from the US, Amanda began her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras and has spent most of her life working on social justice issues and Latin America, seeking to mobilize civil society, children and youth, governments and policy makers, as well as the media and private sector.