Faten Hijazi works as a project lead for a semiconductor company where she is responsible for the design and delivery of engineering solutions. She received her bachelor's in computer engineering with a minor in mathematics from San Jose State University and her MBA from Santa Clara University. Faten serves as a youth group counselor for high school girls in her local community. She is passionate about working with young women to develop confidence and self-respect. Faten’s family immigrated from Palestine and she has lived in California since she was a few months old. She lives in Santa Clara with her husband.