Civic Techie in Washington, DC
Amber Seira’s passions include leveraging technology policy to advance access and attainment opportunities for Hispanic and low-income communities. Her side projects involve normalizing under-represented narratives in the technology sector.
Amber dedicates her career to intersecting technology with civic engagement. In 2013 she completed her Americorps year of service at the Bloomington Boys and Girls Club, leading after school computer science education for youth. Amber later served as the 2015-2016 STEM Technology Graduate Fellow at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) in Washington, DC. Amber is currently supporting the president's economic agenda as an appointee in the Obama Administration.
Amber is a Californian native and earned her master's degree from Indiana University, with concentrations in information systems and non-profit management. She sits on the Young AFCEA, Bethesda Chapter board as the Winter IT Luncheon Chair. Amber aspires to bridge the technological policy gaps between private citizens, community nonprofits, and government agencies.