Amanda Coates joined the Delaware Bio team in August 2017 as the Marketing & Communications Manager after spending 5 years in San Diego with CSBA affiliate, Biocom. Amanda’s career started in New York City in 2011 where she gained diverse experience in business development and marketing before moving to San Diego in early 2013.
In San Diego, she worked with the Biocom Institute focused on program implementation and management and strategic communications. She is proud to have experienced planning of one of the largest annual science festivals’ in the country, the San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering, produced by the Biocom Institute. She is passionate about STEM education and enjoys inspiring young women to follow their dreams. Amanda has held various community roles including previous involvement with the San Diego STEM Ecosystem and Women in Bio SoCal Steering Committee. Amanda holds of Bachelors of Arts with a double major in English Communications & Psychology from CUNY Hunter College.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family including her two children, Maya & Logan. Being a STEM enthusiast, she is excited to show her children the vast culture the tri-state region has to offer.