Amani joined the University of Sydney's Institute of Teaching and Learning in March 2009. She previously worked in the Office of Learning and Teaching in Economics and Business at the University of Sydney, where she managed the faculty’s tutor development program and provided high level support in the area of evaluation and quality assurance of learning and teaching. Amani has a PhD from the University of Technology Sydney. While studying for her PhD, she taught biology and horticulture at the University of Sydney, UTS and TAFE and also completed a Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Teaching and Learning. After graduating, Amani worked for Horticulture Australia, a company that works with over 40 horticultural industries and manages several hundred research projects.
She is coordinator of one of the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education) units each year, and teaches in the Principles & Practice of University Teaching & Learning program. Amani's teaching and learning development work involves leadership of the Inclusive Teaching Curriculum resources, the Widening Participation Scholars Network, and sessional staff development