Amanda Ghanooni

Former Program Associate, Carnegie New Leaders; Former Photographer, Carnegie Ethics Studio

Amanda Ghanooni was a program associate for the Carnegie New Leaders program (CNL) and a photographer for the Carnegie Ethics Studio.

She holds an MA in International Affairs from The New School and a BA in Art History from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her research has focused on media studies and the politics of climate change.

She is also a photographer for nonprofits, including clients such as Habitat for Humanity NYC, NASA Space App Challenge, New York Tech Council, Sierra Club, and New York Road Runners. Her photos have appeared in Fast Company and Queens Courier, among others sites. Her work experience includes The New School, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, International Center of Photography, Parsons School of Design, and National Geographic Photo Camp.

Featured Work

Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan in California. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mypubliclands/29730317151">Bureau of Land Management/Tom Brewster Photography</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">(CC)</a>

SEP 23, 2019 Podcast

Solar Dominance + Citizen Action: Solving Climate Change By 2030, with Eban Goodstein

Can new developments in solar technology put the United States on track to produce 50 percent of its energy with renewables by 2030? What global citizen actions ...

L to R: Helen Rosenthal, Nily Rozic, Yvette D. Clarke, Erin Vilardi. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni.

MAR 25, 2019 Podcast

Political Leadership: Beyond Gender

To celebrate the record number of women elected into Congress, the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, and ...

#GivingTuesday in Zimbabwe, 2013. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/unitednationsdevelopmentprogramme/11209279926">UNDP</a> <a href=" https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">(CC)</a>

FEB 13, 2017 Podcast

The Global Phenomenon of #GivingTuesday

Jessica Schneider, of the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, explains how and her team ...