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  • Name: Lena Diasti

    Recipient Year: 2021

    Major: Fundamentals: Issues & Texts, Human Rights x Data Science

    Description: Lena Diasti is a graduate of the University of Chicago, where she studied the intersections between Human Rights and Data Science in the Fundamentals program. She is a passionate storyteller, prioritizing people and accessibility in the work she produces and creates. Lena practiced this through her work as the creator and Executive Producer of the podcast “Kinda Sorta Brown", which was been Internationally Awarded by Spotify and recognized by NPR. Her commitment to delving into how technology, law, and human rights impact people and our society at large also motivated her work and stake as a Fellow at Columbia University's SAFE Lab.

    School Name: University of Chicago

    Sponsor: Andrea Annaba Memorial Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lenadiasti/

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient