Heroes are Human

Lessons in Resilience, Courage and Wisdom From the COVID Front Lines

Meet the Author

Articles & Information

for Healthcare Workers, Friends, and Family

by, Richard F Mollica
Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
by, Gregory L Fricchione
Benson-Henry Institute of Mind-Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

by, Amy Paulson
Harvard Global Mental Health Trauma Recovery – founder and CEO of We Are All Healing Together

Thank you! Heroes are Human Sponsors

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Amanda holds a BS in Biology from Georgia College & State University. She began her career as an educator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. After leaving the DNR, Amanda became a formal educator with Baldwin County School System and Jasper County School System. Amanda began her museum career at the Museum of Arts and Sciences (MAS) in Macon, Georgia, where she served as Curator of Environmental Science
(2011-2020). While at MAS, Amanda developed a love for sharing the world around us with the many students who visited on school field trips. During her time as Curator of Environmental Science, Amanda launched a storytime
program for preschool children.

Since 2020, Amanda has been serving Georgia Writers Museum as a volunteer on the Education Committee. Amanda has brought her love of sharing stories with students by launching Peaches’ Reading Pasture. As Museum Manager, Amanda looks forward to serving the community and helping to inspire those within our community to put words to paper and share their stories.

Amanda was born and raised in nearby Shady Dale, Georgia. Her husband, Rodney, is a native of Eatonton, and they currently reside in Putnam County. They have three children.