Amanda Weed was named a Kopenhaver Center Fellow of the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at the 100th Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Chicago in August.
Weed is among 47 women from colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to be a Kopenhaver Center Fellow and participate in the seminar on professional leadership and team building, “Women Faculty Moving Forward: A Pathway to Success in the Academy.”
She is a visiting faculty member in the department of communication studies and teaches public relations and strategic communication.
The Kopenhaver Center at Florida International University was founded by Dr. Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver, dean emeritus and professor in 2012 to empower both women professionals and academics in all the fields of communication to develop visionaries and leaders who can make a difference in their communities and their profession. Its website is kopenhavercenter.fiu.edu.