I am a Ph.D. student studying human-centered computing at Georgia Tech under the advisement of Amy Bruckman and Neha Kumar. I am a member of the ELC Lab and TanDem Lab. Motivated by a social computing perspective in a human-computer interaction & development (HCID) context, my research aims to inform the responsible design of information-focused interventions for sustainable development. I am also interested in how social media supports collaborative and resistive efforts among marginal and underrepresented groups. Currently, my work explores evolving internet and social media use in Cuba.
2.16.17 – My 2017 CHI paper received an Honorable Mention award.
1.31.17 – I was named a Microsoft Ph.D. Research Fellow.
12.11.16 – My paper, “Locating the Internet in the Parks of Havana,” was accepted at the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2017.
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