Board Member, UCI Alumni Association
Founding President, Engineering Alumni Society
Senior Product Manager, Ring
UC Irvine – 2011, B.S., environmental engineering
Sitara graduated from UCI with a degree in environmental engineering and an unmatched passion for the university and community. While as a student, Sitara served as undergraduate Student Body President, and was selected to be the first ever student to sit on the UCI Foundation Board of Trustees. Since graduating, she founded the UCI Engineering Alumni Society and was a founding member of the Young Alumni Council. Sitara also sits on the UCI Alumni Association Board of Directors where she works to bridge the University community with her growing network in the technology industry, providing career advice and opportunities for graduating students.
Professionally, Sitara has taken her energy, charisma, and dynamism to the technology industry, where she has consistently functioned as the bridge between people, ideas, and product. As an early employee at Ring, the video doorbell company, Sitara helped build out the company’s smart home applications, first as a Senior Project Manager, then as a Senior Product Manager, helping to successfully position the company in its sale to Amazon. Now at Amazon, Sitara is spearheading the development of the Los Angeles chapter of Amazon Women in Engineering, helping to build a support and growth network for female engineers at the company. Prior to Ring, Sitara worked as the Manager of Implementation at Cargomatic, a start-up focused on creating efficiency in the shipping industry, and as a consultant at Kaiser Permanente, where she helped healthcare systems around the country implement software to manage their workflows.
In 2019, Sitara was awarded the Lauds and Laurels – Distinguished Young Alumna award for her professional achievements and community engagement.