Iliana Montauk

Iliana Montauk is passionate about unlocking human potential. Prior to Manara, she co-founded Gaza Sky Geeks, a startup incubator in Gaza that raised funds from Paul Graham, Marc Benioff, and other Silicon Valley luminaries and was featured in TechCrunch, Wired, and the New York Times. Previously, she managed talent at the largest talent marketplace in the world (Upwork) and worked at Google. She is a Harvard alum and Fulbright Fellow. She speaks 5 languages and bakes bread for fun.



Mentorship, Sponsorship & Impact

In this fireside chat, Iliana Montauk (CEO & Founder of Manara) and Dimah Zaidalkilani (Director of Product at GitHub) talk about the importance of mentorship and allies to help high-potential engineers from emerging markets.