Amanda Attanayake is an Editor of The Ramona Collective at Ramona Magazine for Girls. She lives in Melbourne in the leafy northern suburbs with her parents. Amanda has two amazing older sisters who are her idols, and a fabulous girl gang with whom she can knit, chat and be silly. Her body composition is probably 90% tea and 5% thoughts on Harry Potter. She loves listening to Radiohead on the tram and The Bugle at night. She is currently studying to be a physiotherapist and later hopes to travel the world and teach English overseas.

Posts contributed to by Amanda Attanayake

AMAZING BABE: Tilly

Interview of Tilly by Amanda Attanayake // The topics I like to explore in my art are Mother Nature, the human mind, political agendas and statements that we don’t truly know much about but still acknowledge that they’re present.

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AMAZING BABE: Emily

Interview of Emily Love by Amanda Attanayake // I love talking to young people about things they very rarely get to talk openly and ask questions about.

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AMAZING BABE: Larissa

Interview of Larissa Jones by Amanda Attanayake // I have combined my makeup and counselling skills into the one business which has become a ministry as well.

 

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MEET: Emilia

Interview of Emilia by Amanda Attanayake // Being a teenager now is amazingly terrifying! There are so many things that concern me at the moment, women’s rights, climate change, inhumane  immigration laws -the list goes on- but hopefully if we can rally all young people and educate them on the issues that face us today

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MEET: Laura

Interview of Laura Bass by Amanda Attanayake //  Ever since I was a kid, my family has been telling me that I need to be a lawyer because I’m so good at arguing, that I may as well make money from it (unfortunately I can’t argue with that)!

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MEET: Teja

Interview of Teja Mae Godson by Amanda Attanayake // Every now and then I’ll come up against someone who thinks I don’t deserve to enjoy video games or certain films because I’m female. It can get tiring, but I’ve never really let it get to me much.

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MEET: Harriet

Interview of Harriet Murphy-Hoyle by Amanda Attanayake // I think the day-to- day sexism girls face is one of the most difficult parts, especially the way that it often gets trivialised.

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