Ammara Kimso is currently serving as the Education Specialist as part of the Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Fellowship, which is a national workforce initiative within the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in Washington D.C. HOH supports veterans, transitioning service members, and career-minded military spouses to find meaningful employment opportunities.
Ammara has worked in both non-profit and higher education institutions for over 10 years. She has developed and coordinated numerous museum education programs and events for K-12 students. She is experienced in leading and facilitating professional development programs for education professionals, community stakeholders and students.
Ammara’s areas of expertise focuses on cultural competency professional development trainings and curriculum development; diversity and inclusion federal policy initiatives; and college student development and leadership. She has served on a variety of leadership committees for numerous non-profits in Seattle, and currently serves as a Co-Lead for the Military Spouse Professional Network in Maryland. Ammara recently worked at a D.C. IT services and cybersecurity firm, where she managed the headquarters office.
Ammara earned her Bachelor of Arts in American Ethnic Studies, and a Master of Education in Higher Education and Policy Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle.