About Amanda

Amanda Lipp, 27, is a social entrepreneur, filmmaker, and speaker passionate about the intersection of mental health storytelling, technology, and philanthropy.

Amanda is Founder and CEO of The Giving Gallery, Director & Filmmaker of Lipp Studios, and Specialist for the Center for Applied Research Solutions (CARS). Amanda is the youngest board director of the largest grassroots mental health nonprofit in the U.S., the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). She has given over 150 speeches locally and globally, and has made over 20 short films about youth psychosis, schizophrenia, suicide prevention, and treatment paradigms.

Amanda’s Story

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Speaking

Since she was 18, Amanda has been sharing her story from psychiatric hospitalization during college to becoming a global speaker, entrepreneur, and filmmaker.

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Filmmaking

Amanda captures stories from adversity to opportunity to promote strengths-based mental health awareness and systems change. Amanda’s creative approach is grounded in social psychology, entertainment-education, and systems change theories.

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Comic Books

Translating complex topics like mental health into user-friendly resources can be challenging. Graphic storytelling is a powerful method that uses empathy to educate and inspire.

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The Giving Gallery

Amanda first had the idea for The Giving Gallery startup while she was a patient at a psychiatric hospital during college. This evolved into a global online art gallery where artists can sell their art and share their story to fundraise for partnered mental health nonprofits.

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Latest Projects

NYC Youth Psychosis Film Series & Comic Book

Check out my latest short film series made in NYC to promote the OnTrackNY youth psychosis program. Also, a comic booklet on youth-driven advocacy and systems change!

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