Student Leadership
Amanda Johnson, Communications Assistant
Amanda Johnson is a MS Candidate for Public Policy and Management at CMU. Originally from Ames, Iowa, Amanda completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Political Science and Environmental Studies. In her studies at CMU, she will concentrate in Environmental Policy with special interests in climate change, sustainable agriculture, and food systems policy. Before moving to Pittsburgh, she worked on state food policies as the legislative aid to Nebraska State Senator Hansen. She is excited to join the Traffic21 Institute for the next two years as the Communications Assistant, writing about the Institute’s accomplishments in revolutionizing the future of transportation.
Ngani Ndimbie, Traffic21 Women in Transportation Fellow
Ngani Ndimbie is a MS Candidate for Public Policy and Management at CMU. She's a Pittsburgh native who is passionate about equitable policies, economic justice, and healthy communities. Before joining Traffic 21 as the Women in Transportation Fellow, she held positions at some of Pittsburgh's most influential non-profits including the ACLU of Pennsylvania, and the Black Political Empowerment Project. Most recently she served as the communications manager for Bike Pittsburgh, a bike and pedestrian advocacy organization. In August, Ngani was named one of Pittsburgh’s 40 under 40. In her free time, she loves biking, drinking dark beers, and playing bocce.