Selah Hampton

Selah Hampton graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and later earned a BA from Princeton University with a concentration in chemistry and minors in African American studies and dance. She began her career as a business development associate for Walmart eCommerce, and is now the senior manager of growth at US Mobile, a telecommunications tech startup, where she leads strategic partnerships and drives hyper-growth initiatives. In the fall of 2020, Selah founded ReTell Bookstore, an online bookstore with a curated selection of titles written by Black authors, with the dual goals of increasing literacy in underserved communities and creating space for discourse about race. ReTell donates 25% of each dollar spent to partner schools in the form of classroom sets of books. Selah is passionate about education equality and accessibility of opportunities and resources to all, and aspires to create and develop community businesses with innovative, sustainable business models. Her civic engagement includes serving as the vice-chair of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations and as the nominating and governance co-chair for the junior board of Girls, Inc.