Amanda Kondrat'yev grew up a Navy brat, but has lived in Pensacola for almost 15 years. She is married with two children, and she is graduating the University of West Florida in May with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree in Management Information Systems.
Amanda is an outspoken activist involved with the community, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Humanists of West Florida. At the university, Amanda has served as President of the Association for Information Systems student chapter and as Senator for the Student Government Association representing the College of Business. She currently work as a IT Business Analyst and likes to moonlight as an independent journalist/blogger.
Amanda has also written for this blog under the nom de plum (or perhaps nom de guerre) of Janet Yang.