Amanda Ravenhill

Environmentalist & Generative Futurist


Amanda Joy Ravenhill is Executive Director of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, which is dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of strategies that radically regenerate Earth’s ecosystems.

She previously held the role of Co-Founder and Executive Director of Project Drawdown, the comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. Amanda Joy is a member of The Seastars, an acapella group blending harmonies with new narratives of a future that works for 100% of life. She is also an avid gardener, stewarding her small backyard farm to build soil, host pollinators, create medicines, and grow food. Other positions she has held include lecturer at Presidio Graduate School, teaching the Principles of Sustainable Management course; co-founder of The Hero Hatchery, a climate activist fellowship program; Business Partnership Coordinator at; and Americorp Sustainable Communities and Education Fellow.

Amanda Joy is driven by her experience living and working internationally as well as her enthusiasm to integrate design and science. She lectures and speaks publicly on climate, biochar, regenerative design, carbon drawdown strategies, mindfulness, and systems thinking. She is an active member of the international community focused on addressing imminent global challenges and welcomes you to join her in weaving the tale of our planet’s regenerative metamorphosis.