Amanda Millir

Amanda joined MAIP in 2024. She has worked in the gender-based violence field since 2012, focusing specifically on victim advocacy. She has held a variety of roles including a Victim Advocate for the military on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, a Resident Advocate in a domestic violence shelter helping victims safely flee their abusive relationship, a Court Specialist in Fairfax County’s Domestic Violence Action Center, a Program Manager with The Women’s Center where she also started their first-ever survivor led peer support group, and most recently as an Intimate Partner Violence Specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center working with victims of gun violence in the city of Baltimore and victims of intimate partner violence from across the state of Maryland. Amanda sits on the Survivor Advisory Board for the MD-Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team and the Survivor Advisory Committee for Fin-Ability, a national organization that does financial empowerment work with survivors. Amanda earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California and is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Michigan. She has two children and enjoys traveling, thrifting, DIY-ing, reading, podcast binging, and working out.