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Guest Speaker

Muna Hussaini

Chief of Staff to the CTO at Indeed

Muna Hussaini is a mother, techie, and community activist. She currently serves as the Chief of Staff to the CTO at Indeed and has worked in tech for almost 20 years. She is most proud of launching the Recharge program at PayPal, a program designed to help technologists who have taken a career break return to work. As a visible Muslim after 9/11, Muna was the victim of several hate crimes. She now uses her personal time to reclaim the Muslim American narrative and eradicate hate. Muna is one of 3 Righteous Mamas, a podcast at the intersection of motherhood and politics with a vision to build a better future for all of our children. She is a founder of Muslim Space, serves on the board of Interfaith Action of Central Texas, is a member of the City of Austin’s Hate Crimes Taskforce, and has recently joined the advisory board of Path Forward. Muna is married, has a 12 yo daughter and a 4 yo monster. T’Challa, their new covid pet, is a domestic long hair black cat that is getting used to his new kingdom. Muna enjoys hiking, playing volleyball, and finding the best queso around Austin. Last, but not least, Muna attended the University of Texas at Austin and is a proud Longhorn. Hook ’em!