As the Manager of Recruitment and User Engagement at Service Year Alliance, Umera is responsible for managing and continuing to grow Service Year Alliance's user engagement and support efforts for ServiceYear.org.
Umera has served two terms of national service. In 2018, she served with NYC Service as an AmeriCorps State and National member. In 2021, she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader at The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics. Umera is a proud AmeriCorps alumna and firmly believes in Service Year Alliance's mission statement on making a year of service a common expectation for all Americans! Umera is excited to make this vision a reality.
Umera earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology from the City University of New York, Hunter College. She hails from New York City but currently resides in Austin, Texas. She enjoys traveling, trying new food and coffee, and reading.