Amanda Sonis Glynn
Advisor, Career Services
Amanda Sonis Glynn joined Koya Leadership Partners after serving as a Career Advisor with Commongood Careers for eight years. Previously, she taught Sociology of Law and Future Philanthropists at Tufts University and worked as a seasonal career advisor with Harvard Law School’s Office of Public Interest Advising.
Amanda has worked as a consultant, co-writing a curriculum on philanthropy for Tufts Hillel and developing a post-graduate public interest fellowship for Harvard College. For five years, she was the Director of the Harvard Public Service Network, providing guidance and support to more than 50 student-led public service programs, and as Coordinator of the Center for Public Interest Careers (CPIC), a program that assists Harvard College students in finding and funding summer and post-graduate positions in public interest organizations around the country. Amanda worked closely with university, alumni/ae and community partners to develop fellowships, internships, networks, and opportunities for personal and professional development. She was also the Sexual Harassment Hearing Officer for Harvard College.
Prior to her work at Harvard College, Amanda served as a Skadden Fellow and staff attorney at the Medical-Legal Partnership (formerly called the Family Advocacy Program) at Boston Medical Center, focusing on the civil legal needs of patients in the hospital’s Adolescent Center.
Amanda is the Co-Founder of Wayland Community for Social Justice and currently serves on Temple Shir Tikva’s Board of Trustees and Combined Jewish Philanthropies’ Metrowest Community Planning Committee.
Amanda received a B.A. in Sociology from Tufts University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.