Amber Saloner Tennant is Vice President of People Operations at Coursera. Amber's team supports the development of people processes and culture at Coursera to build an environment in which employees thrive. She formerly served as Coursera's Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining Coursera, Amber started and ran several operating functions at Facebook, Inc. Her last role was Director of User Operations where she oversaw a team of 250 people, across four global offices, supporting the company's more than 1 billion users. She also ran Product and Mobile Operations, an organization responsible for improving product quality, developing operational systems to support new products, producing the Help Center, and supporting Facebook’s users in Asia Pacific. Before Facebook, Amber worked at Teach For America, where she led Pacific coast recruitment. She also served for two years as a Teach For America corps member, teaching fourth and fifth grade in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Amber received her Bachelor’s and MBA degrees from Stanford University. She sits on the board of CODE2040, which aims to close the achievement, wealth, and skills gaps for Blacks and Latinos in the United States by creating access, awareness, and opportunities in technology and engineering.
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