The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is a nonprofit organization that supports LGBTQ and under-represented youth and build safe and inclusive schools across the country. GLSEN works to advocate for youth in Congress and the Department of Education to schools and district offices on the community level to improve school climate and champion LGBT issues in K-12 education.
As a national board member, Amita is dedicated to offering her personal insight and financial services expertise to further the mission to create safe spaces for youth and students across America.
Elizabethtown is a private college of 1,900 students in Lancaster County, PA. As a key member of the President’s Leadership Council for 6 years, Amita is the annual fund co-chair and plays an instrumental role in helping the president and board of directors create and execute strategic planning for her alma mater.
Amita’s unique perspective and diverse lens is crucial to attracting staff and students of highest caliber and who are committed to inclusivity.
Based in Jacksonville, FL, JASMYN supports young people ages 13-23 and works to create a safer, more affirming community. While programs and services are designed for those who identify as LGBTQ or questioning, the organization supports and empowers all LGBTQ young people by creating safe space, providing health and wholeness services, and offering youth development opportunities in an effort to bring people and resources together to promote equality and human rights.
Working Mother Media
Working Mother is mentor, role model and advocate for the country’s more than 17 million moms who are devoted to their families and committed to their careers. Through its website, magazine, research, social networks, video, radio and powerful events, Working Mother provides its educated and affluent readers with the community, solutions and strategies they need to thrive.
From gender equity and diversity to women’s career advancement, Working Mother Media Conferences bring together the best minds to move women's issues forward.
Church World Service
With the help of local churches and volunteers, the CWS immigration and refugee office in Lancaster welcomes around 400 individuals each year to central Pennsylvania and aims to help the new arrivals adjust, become successful members of their local neighborhoods.
CWS of Lancaster serves the refugee and immigrant communities of central Pennsylvania. Through hard work and a long-term commitment of support, people who once had no hope are discovering the means of transforming their lives.
CWS works hand in hand with caring churches, organizations, and individuals to provide help and homes to refugees, and work to build a community in the U.S. for uprooted people so that they can fashion a better future.