Kamilah Duggins is the global director for talent acquisition at Ford. She has more than 16 years of experience at the foundation working at the intersection of people, culture and social justice. She has worked across the talent acquisition and business partner functions, helping to build and support a diverse staff and to implement policies, practices and programs that reflect Ford’s values. Since 2021, she has been a leadership development coach, primarily coaching individuals who are new to managing people. 

Prior to joining the foundation, Kamilah worked in the nonprofit sector, notably as a facilitator at StoryCorps. She began her career in journalism after earning a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.