Amanda Powers

Democratic National Committee, Washington, D.C.

Amanda Powers is a rising sophomore from Newton, Massachusetts. She will be living in Cabot House, and plans to concentrate in Social Studies. When not in class, Amanda can be found phonebanking or lobbying with the Harvard College Democrats, organizing with the Student Labor Action Movement, or assisting Massachusetts residents through the Small Claims Advisory Service. Amanda has also participated in the Women's Initiative in Leadership, the Campaigns and Advocacy Program, and the Politics of Race and Ethnicity program at the IOP, and serves as a Freshman Fellow for Harvard Hillel, where she focuses on building community within the freshman class. She is excited to be spending the summer interning in the DNC Office of the Chair in D.C., helping Democrats get elected in 2018 and learning more about politics on a national scale.