Birds of a Feather Deputy Chair

Shameeka Emauel Photo

Deputy Birds of a Feather Chair

Shameek Emaneul

Diversity STEM Strategist


Shameeka Emanuel is currently a Diversity STEM Strategist at Google tasked with reconsidering the
relationship between industry and education to expand capacity in computing education. She is the
former Program Lead for Google’s Tech Exchange program which is a domestic exchange program
between Google and a select number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and
Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). Prior to joining Google, Shameeka was a Senior Product Manager
for the Amazon Future Engineer team launching products aimed to increase exposure to Computer
Science education in the K-12 space while promoting Diversity and Inclusion in tech. Prior to joining
Amazon, Shameeka worked at Intel Corporation where she held a variety of positions. During that time,
she worked to validate four processors in the Xeon Server Family in various capacities (pre-silicon and
post-silicon). Her last role at Intel was Diversity Scholar Program Manager in the Global Talent
Organization, College Division.

In 2016, she was the Chair of the Student Relations Technical Advisory
Board for Semiconductor Research Corporation and the Northwest Regional Chair for the National GEM
Consortium’s Alumni Association Executive Board. She is currently the President of The National GEM
Consortium’s Alumni Association Executive Board and Co-Chair for the Birds of a Feather committee for
the 2019 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference.

Shameeka is married with three children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and
friends playing the trumpet, singing, and dancing. Shameeka has her Bachelor of Science in Systems &
Computer Science from Howard University and her Master of Science in Computer Engineering from
North Carolina State University.