Donor Relations Manager

Amanda DeWitt joined Chicago Debates in December 2017 in a new position, Donor Relations Manager. As Donor Relations Manager, Amanda is known as the CEO of ensuring our supporters understand their impact on Chicago Debates, our students and Chicago. Additionally, she is responsible for finding financial supporters and securing gifts for our programs.

She is excited to put her skills to work to help Chicago Debates continue and expand its work to empower youth to find their voice.

Amanda brings years of fundraising, development, community advocacy, and communications experience to this new roll. Previously, she was the Director of Development and Communications for a Unitarian Universalist seminary in Chicago where she honed her skills in not for profit advancement. She is passionate about relationship building, emotional labor, working to end injustice, and her family.