Amanda Kao (she/her) is the founder and CEO of The Bad Academy, an organization that creates and produces workshops for women taught by women with the intention of teaching women to be more self-sufficient and self-confident, but, more importantly, to have more fun! Before founding Bad Academy, Amanda worked as an HR and Operations consultant for tech, social and environmental justice, and various start-ups. She is passionate about building community and continues to find opportunities to bring people together.
Since founding Bad Academy in 2019, Amanda has produced and organized over 80 workshops and has been hired as a speaker and facilitator for several brands and organizations including Arc'teryx, Lululemon, UBC, The Good Food Company, and more on topics relating to women's advocacy and business.
Please reach out for more information on hiring Amanda for your next event.