Amanda Eppley

Y-PLAN New York City Program Manager + Technology Specialist



Mandy’s professional and academic background includes work in education and urban planning and reflects special interests in social justice, place-based education, and the role of technology in effecting social change.


M.C.P.       Environmental Planning, UC Berkeley
B.A.           History and Education Policy, Swarthmore College


In her previous roles as Y-PLAN NYC Program Manager and Technology Specialist, Mandy guided Y-PLAN NYC through its expansion from 4 to 15 schools, and used her experience as a software engineer and database developer to improve Y-PLAN’s dig-tech presence. Now in the role of Y-PLAN Program Director, Mandy is guiding the research design and implementation of the national initiative, focused on two large regions: San Francisco Bay Area and New York City.