I am excited to announce that I have been awarded an honorable mention for the UC Irvine Public Impact Fellowship for my work on design and technology’s role in reducing food insecurity.
My works focuses on:
– The design, development, and evaluation of systems alongside local hunger focused nonprofits to address identified local food needs.
– Empowering local communities with technology.
– Cultivating long-term relationships between UCI and local hunger-focused organizations.
– Educating young scholars on how to apply lessons of social innovation and design to issues of social justice.
About the Public Impact Fellowship:
In line with the University of California’s fundamental missions of teaching, research and public service, the UCI community of researchers conducts cutting-edge work aimed at improving or enriching the lives of Californians, as well as of national and global communities. Through its unique Public Impact Fellowship competition, the UC Irvine Graduate Division specifically highlights and supports doctoral students whose current research has the potential for substantial influence in the public sphere.