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Amanda Brown '07 Named 30 Under 30 in Law & Policy by Forbes Magazine

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Amanda Brown '07 has recently been named 30 Under 30 in Law & Policy by Forbes Magazine. 

As a Dartmouth undergraduate, Amanda major in Sociology and interned for then-Senator Barack Obama in Fall 2005. She started working on his presidential campaign in 2007 before serving in the White House as Assistant to the Director of Political Affairs Patrick Gaspard and as the Advisor for Strategic Planning at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Read the brief excerpt Forbes wrote about Amanda, now the National Political Director of Rock the Vote:

Getting young voters to the polls through digital tools and effective civic engagement programming. Previously worked as an Advisor for Strategic Planning at the Department of Energy and an assistant in the White House Office of Political Affairs. Dartmouth grad who deferred law school at the University of Chicago to organize for the Obama campaign.

As the National Political Director at Rock the Vote, a position she's held since 2011, Amanda oversees the organization's civic engagement programming, leads the voter registration modernization advocacy efforts, manages partnerships, and works closely with our digital team on the maintenance and development of Rock the Vote's online voter registration tool.

Amanda still maintains connections with Dartmouth and The Rockefeller Center by serving as a First-Year Fellows mentor for a student spending his or her time freshman summer in Washington, D.C. as part of the Center's fellowship program.

For the Forbes article, click here. For the Dartmouth Now article, click here.

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