Amanda Jackson

Amanda Jackson

World Evangelical Alliance
Associate Secretary General for Church in Community

 

Amanda Jackson has been the Executive Director of the Women’s Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance since April 2015. The Commission aims to equip Christian women to be leaders in their church and wider community, and it is a voice to the church and in the public square advocating on issues of particular interest to women and girls.

She writes, blogs and speaks regularly on faith, gender, poverty and justice.

For 10 years, Amanda was involved in Micah Challenge, a global campaign to encourage Christian advocacy on the Millennium Development Goals. She led the development of campaign actions on aid, maternal health and corruption (the EXPOSED campaign).

She was the director of an international development NGO in Australia from 2000 to 2004.

Amanda has been involved in church leadership in Sydney and London since the 80s - leading a church plant in London for 6 years and on the leadership team of a thriving community church in SE London before joining a central London church where she is a warden.

She has an MA in English Literature and graduate diplomas in education. She is married to Lewis and has two adult children.