Amanda Deatherage Kalyan is a seasoned public policy professional with 10 years of experience in strategic communications and alliances, stakeholder development, government affairs, and advocacy. Mrs. Kalyan is a communications professional highly trained in professional lobbying, collaborating with clients to initiate policy changes and foster public awareness. Her issue areas include: privacy; technology; telecommunications; foreign direct investment; international trade; foreign affairs; international relations; corporate social responsibility initiatives; maritime environment, safety, security, health; and hospitality/travel. She has her BA in International Relations and a JD in International Trade Law.