Amelia Old is an award-winning former international talent agent. She is the owner of Passports from the Heart where she shares her love for travel and philanthropy. She hopes to encourage individuals and families to not only travel, but to immerse themselves in the cultures of the places they are visiting and to open their arms to the communities by making a lasting impact while there.
Amelia also assists non-profit organizations with public relations, communication, and ideation. She was named one of the 2017 50 Most Influential Women by the Mecklenburg Times and the 2013 Most Impactful Woman in Charlotte, NC by Women with Know How Magazine.
She serves as Shot@LifeChampion, a Visit.orgAmbassador, a ONE Congressional District Leader and is a strong supporter of Cancer for College. Amelia is currently a member of the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association, Travel Bloggers Influencer Network, and the International Travel Writers Alliance.