Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower girls and women to achieve personal, social, economic and political success, is pleased to welcome Amanda Kastelic to its Board of Trustees.
Kastelic currently works at Deckers Outdoor Corporation as the corporate responsibility specialist. She has worked as a management consultant through her business Wild Pearl LLC since 2012, serving as a strategic advisor to resolve points of pain around operations and communications for her clients. Prior to consulting, Kastelic held positions in development and donor relations at Santa Barbara Foundation and Hospice of Santa Barbara.
Kastelic’s passion for people extends to her hobbies, which include volunteering for local and international charities. She has been a part of great teams that have built a community center in the Hopi Nation, refurbished an elementary school and built composting toilets in Samoa, laid cement foundations for homes in Puerto Rico and restored buildings in New Orleans. Locally, she has served as a member of the Junior League of Santa Barbara and on the board of directors of Leadership Santa Barbara County. She is also currently a member of the Global Neighborhood Fund. Kastelic is proud to support the mission of Girls Inc. Carpinteria and its programs that inspire girls to be Strong, Smart and Bold.
Kastelic holds an MBA focused in Finance from Pepperdine University and Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Religious Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is a member of Girls Incorporated®, a nonprofit organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With local roots dating to 1864 and national status since 1945, Girls Inc. has responded to the changing needs of girls through research-based programs and public education efforts that empower girls to understand, value, and assert their rights. We provide programs for girls 6 to 18 years old that focus on science, math, and technology; health and sexuality; economic and financial literacy; sports skills; leadership and advocacy; and media literacy. To learn more, become a volunteer or offer support, please visit www.girlsinc-carp.org/.