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Author of Thrive, Senior Program Manager, Industry Engineering, Microsoft


Meenoo Rami, author of Thrive, is a national board-certified teacher who taught English at the Science Leadership Academy and other Philadelphia public schools for a decade. The founder of #engchat, an international Twitter chat for English teachers, Meenoo is a teacher-consultant for the National Writing Project and an instructor in Arcadia University’s Connected Learning Certificate Program. Meenoo has also served as a teaching fellow with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where she led the portfolio for teachers refining their practice through collaboration. Previously, Meenoo worked as Manager for Minecraft Education at Microsoft, where she helped educators, districts, and organizations to reimagine game-based learning for classroom practice. Meenoo currently works as a Senior Program Manager for Industry Engineering at Microsoft. Follow Meenoo on Twitter @meenoorami