Ali Hamar, BA, is an outreach assistant for the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center. She is also co-coordinator of the Gallaudet University Deaf Youth Pride Summer Camp. Hamar has a bachelor’s degree in bilingual outreach and is currently a graduate student at Gallaudet majoring in early language advocacy under Deaf Studies. In addition, she is studying for a certificate in the Infants, Toddlers and their Families program. Before coming to Gallaudet, she was a teacher of deaf studies and American Sign Language (ASL) for pre-K to grade 12 and ASL 1 and 2 for ninth to twelfth grades. As co-director of the Deaf Teen Leadership Camp, Hamar coordinated the curriculum of workshops and challenge courses for Washington State high school deaf teens in developing skills in team building and leadership. She has been instrumental in assisting with the planning of the 2019, 2020, and 2021 Education & Advocacy Summits: Deaf Education.