NOV 19 2018
NOV 1 2018
I am honored to have received a Recognition of Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion for my work at CSCW 2018. This recognition was awarded to the top 5 papers (of a total of 61) which serve underrepresented and minorities.
OCT 6 2018
I will be participating in the CSCW 2018 Workshop The Changing Contours of “Participation” in Data-driven, Algorithmic Ecosystems: Challenges, Tactics, and an Agenda. Read my position paper, Gender is not a Boolean: Towards Designing Algorithms to Understand Complex Human Identities.
AUG 8 2018
My paper, Safe Spaces and Safe Places: Unpacking Technology-Mediated Experiences of Safety and Harm with Transgender People, has been accepted at CSCW 2018.
MAY 15 2018
APRIL 15 2018
I am pleased to announce that I will officially be starting my PhD at University of Colorado Boulder's Information Science program in Fall 2018. I will be advised by Jed Brubaker and working in his Identity Lab.
APRIL 5 2018
I am excited to announce that I have passed my Master's Thesis Defense titled, Exploring Transgender Individuals’ Experience of Safety with Technology. You can view the slides from my presentation here.
FEB 21 2018
I will be participating in the CHI 2018 Workshop Understanding "Bad Actors" Online. Check out my position paper, (Ab)user-Centered Design? Considering the Involvement of Abusive Users in the Design Process.
FEB 9 2018 | I am honored to have received a Best Paper of CHI 2018 Award for my work with Foad Hamidi and Stacy Branham on “Gender Recognition or Gender Reductionism? The Social Implications of Automatic Gender Recognition Systems.”
MARCH 19 2017 | I have been awarded a Travel Grant from Google to present my Late Breaking Work, Learning the Language: The Importance of Studying Written Directions in Designing Navigational Technologies for the Blind.
MARCH 2017 | I am a featured graduate student on UMBC's College of Engineering and Technology website.