Amit Khanduri's studies and work focus on local solutions to advance economic mobility in underinvested communities and human-centered approaches to the delivery of public services.
Amit is a Program Officer at the Atlanta office of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). LISC Atlanta is a new local office of LISC, the nation's largest community development organization, with a mission to revitalize distressed neighborhoods and catalyze economic opportunity. Amit is helping to establish LISC's office in Atlanta, where he leads the office's family income and wealth building strategies and supports the office's neighborhood revitalization efforts.
Previously, Amit served on the leadership team for WorkSource Atlanta (WSA), the city of Atlanta's workforce development agency. He created and managed the agency's Business Relations department, building cross-sector partnerships and job training programs that addressed employers' pressing talent needs and improved the economic well-being of low-income residents.
Prior to WSA, Amit was a Human Capital Analyst at Deloitte Consulting's Federal Practice where he helped federal agencies align their culture, structure, and talent with their mission.Amit has a master's degree in Public Policy from Duke University, where he studied structural inequality and human-centered service delivery strategies like behavioral economics and human-centered design. He has bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Georgia Tech.
Amit resides in Atlanta and enjoys all things related to food, basketball, and travel.