Amanda Epting

Inclusive Business Manager, MIT D-Lab at MIT Professional Education


MIT Professional Education

Amanda Epting joined MIT D-Lab in early 2017 as Manager for the MIT Practical Impact Alliance.

She has spent the last 10 years working across corporate, startup, and international NGO ecosystems on how to build inclusive businesses and technology in emerging markets. Prior to joining D-Lab, Amanda contributed to digital product development for Mastercard, built content and connected FinTech and microfinance professionals for Accion International and Digital Frontiers Institute, and managed an entrepreneurship and financial inclusion program for Pact.

Amanda holds an MA in International Business and Development Economics from The Fletcher School, Tufts University and a BA in History from Villanova University.


  • Publication | Oct 19, 2020 | Amanda Epting and Saida Benhayoune Challenges to Building an Inclusive Business Community: 5 Lessons from the MIT Practical Impact Alliance
  • Publication | May 14, 2019 | Amanda Epting, Emile Schmitz, Valéria Varga The Demand Engine: Growth Hacking Strategies for Scaling Demand at the BoP


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