- Amanda Stuermer is the director of both Global Shine Project and Shine Studio. She offers programs that combine yoga, art, service, and travel to empower women and girls. Amanda also serves as the Global Ambassador to Uganda and the Senior Leader for Off The Mat Into The World. She is a mother, wife, small-town southern girl, global activist, writer, and past editor and contributor for Outside Magazine. She loves cowboy boots, levis, big dreams, big smiles and the word "y'all."