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Zuhairah S. Washington

Zuhairah S. Washington, Director

Ms. Washington brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the technology and consumer space to Five Below. She is currently the SVP and Global Head of Strategic Partners, Lodging and Vacation Rentals at Expedia Group, whose brands include Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz and VRBO. Prior to that, she was at Egon Zehnder, a global management consulting and executive search firm, and Uber, where she grew businesses from startup to scale and ran one of the top five U.S. markets. She founded Kahnoodle, which was named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Brilliant Companies of 2012. She earned a joint graduate degree: a JD from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School, and graduated magna cum laude from UCLA with a BA in political science and public policy. In March this year, she was named as one of the 100 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine. Ms. Washington’s extensive experience in the tech industry led to the conclusion that she should serve as a director of Five Below.