As a Sr. Product Manager at Amazon Future Engineer, Hilah aims to inspire students from underserved and underrepresented communities in tech to pursue careers in computer science. Hilah currently oversees Amazon Future Engineer's Exploratory Learning programs including Amazon's Class Chat and Tech Tour programs as well as external partnerships with FIRST, GA Tech, Edhesive/ProjectSTEM, CoderZ, and more. Prior to joining Amazon, Hilah spent 11 years working for KIPP schools as a science and computer science teacher, robotics and soccer coach, school administrator, and most recently as KIPP Foundation's National Science, Technology, and Engineering Director. During her eight years in the classroom, Hilah received two national teaching awards: the KIPP Harriett Ball Excellence in Teaching Award and Teach For America Alumni Excellence Award. Hilah has a Masters in Education Entrepreneurship from the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.
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