Amanda Young, MPA

Technical Assistance Symposia Lead

Amanda Young is a program manager in RTI’s Policing Research Program. She holds her BA in criminal justice and master’s in public administration. Her experiences involve working in the Burlington, NC, police department helping victims of crimes navigate the court systems and assessing community resources and services. Currently, Amanda serves as the training director for the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) team, where she oversees the planning, coordination, and execution of virtual and in-person trainings. Amanda also has additional experience working with focus areas such as officer stress and wellness, recruiting women in policing, gun violence, and understanding work-related stress among medico-legal death investigators.