Amara is very passionate about technology and has participated in the Girls Who Code 7-week summer immersion program at Microsoft. She completed a 5-week summer program at the University of Washington in the College of Engineering and Design and participated weekly in her local Math, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) activities. She plans to attend college and major in Computer Science and minor in Communication Studies, as well as Science, Technology, & Society (STS). She loves the arts and plays the violin and piano, as well as dance at a ballet school 5 days per week. She plans to become "fluent" in coding and hopes to develop apps which will help people be more productive in their everyday lives.