(presentations given by SalaamGarage founder Amanda Koster, unless otherwise noted.  Amanda is represented exclusively by Samara Lectures for all public speaking and book signing events. To schedule,  please contact


5/11: Bellevue Community College: “No More Drive-Bys.”

2/11: Ignite13, Seattle. “I may have more impact on a cheeseburger”

Other Presentations

  • 3/11: UC Merced, CA: “Incorporating entrepreneurship, leadership and social justice: you are now a free agent.” Private presentation and workshop.
  • 3/11: “The High Bar” TV interview with Warren Etheredge (that was really non-alcoholic beer)


4/10 @ TEDx Seattle: “In Steve Biko’s backyard: the intrinsic value of show and tell.”

Other Presentations


4/09 @ Web 2.0 conference: “SalaamGarage: Imagine What You Can Do”

1/20/09: T Labee and Adrian MacDonald complete a short documentary about Amanda Koster/SalaamGarage.

(still photos: Cynthia LaRowe, India video: Conrad Chavez, Kenya video “AIDS Is Knocking”: Amanda Koster)

Other Presentations


11/08: @ thewarrenreport.

8/08: Amanda presents para invitation at to speak a Gnomdex08 :

Other Presentations

  • 9/08: Amanda presents SalaamGarage at Microsoft’s Social Computing Symposium
  • 9/08: Amanda invited to present at Web 2.0 in late March/09 by O’Reilly Media.
  • 12/10/08:  Microsoft Social Computing Symposium
  • 12/8/08: Interview with www.wanderingeducators.comSalaamGarage” by Jessie Voigt