Amanda Shaffer

Amanda Shaffer
Founder and Principal, Shaffer Coaching, LLC

CREW Network Speaker


Amanda Shaffer provides skilled, productive meeting facilitation, outcome based training, leadership coaching, cross-cultural awareness and interpersonal communication programs for mission driven organizations. Schaffer provides experienced support for launching initiatives and implementing strategy around complex issues like gender equity and cultural competency/inclusion.

A Certified Professional Coach with over sixteen years of experience providing facilitation, coaching and DEI training Shaffer brings a seasoned and thoughtful perspective to professional development. Her company, Shaffer Coaching, LLC is known for making complex topics accessible through collaborative learning, and it is dedicated to advancing equity, inclusion, and social progress in higher education and the nonprofit sector.

Her work is infused with Appreciative Inquiry (AI), a collaborative, strengths-based approach to both personal and organizational development. She also utilizes theories of intentional change and emotional intelligence in pursuit of sustainable personal and organizational growth.

Shaffer loves learning and appreciate challenging opportunities that allow her to acquire new skills or expand her current abilities. She balances her work by volunteering with local and national nonprofits, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

Shaffer will be facilitating the following CREW Network sessions: