Here are some interviews I've done or profiles written about my work:
- Interview with the Harvard Berkman Klein Center
- Interview with Gates Cambridge
- Interview with the Heidelberg Laureate Forum
- I'm in a profile of academics on the frontlines of fake news research
I was president of Women in Computer Science at Rutgers and spearheaded two years of fundraising for the Women's Technology Empowerment Centre, an organization that teaches computer topics to young girls in Nigeria.
BookSplice - a content-based recommender system for books based on user-defined tags taken from Goodreads.
For the Codex Literary Hackathon in Feb 2017 at the MIT Media Lab. I was also on the organizing committee for this hackathon!
Down the Rabbit Hole - turning reading into an interactive exploratory environment! Read a book while moving
a character around a space, where the words form platforms for the character to jump.
For the Codex Literary Hackathon in Jan 2016 at the MIT Media Lab. I was also on the organizing committee for this hackathon!
[Demo of Alice in Wonderland] [Github]
Neural Public Library - a combination of a recursive neural net trained on book titles along with an API mashup
that generates new book covers with hilarious results! For the Codex Literary Hackathon in summer 2015.
WeCott - a prototype of a community website for boycotting and buycotting items. Initiated at the Hacking iCorruption hackathon hosted by MIT/Harvard
and developed further in a Future of News class with participating journalists. We won 2nd place at the hackathon!
Lucy.js - a fully client side search engine that extends the capabilities of the IndexedDB API to allow full-text search. We implemented inverted indexes,
RouteScout - a web application for bicyclists to exchange information such as where accidents occurred and particular
tips for different routes. Created using iterative design and prototyping. For MIT 6.813 User Interface Design final project.
Automatic Clustering of OPTICS - an implementation of an automatic hierarchical clustering algorithm given reachability plots output by the OPTICS algorithm.
Written in Python.
Baitless - RSS feed generator that allows anyone to change the titles of articles in existing RSS feeds to rid them of clickbait. People can upvote new titles and subscribe to the new
RSS feed with most upvoted baitless titles.
Quick script to scrape highlights off of the Amazon Kindle Top highlights page.
Currently, I am a volunteer assistant tennis coach for the DIII MIT Women's Tennis Team.
In my Masters, I played for the Cambridge University Women's Blues Varsity Squad, competed in the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Championship, played at Wimbledon in a fixture against the All England Club, and earned a Blue for defeating Oxford University in the annual varsity match.
In my undergraduate years, I was a Division-I athlete, participating in the Rutgers Women's Tennis Team as part of the Big East Conference. Over four years, I was voted Captain and MVP, compiled a 67-18 singles record and 62-24 doubles record, mostly all at 1st position. Highlights include being named an Academic All-American (third team), winning the 2011 National Arthur Ashe Award for Scholarship and Leadership, maintaining an undefeated singles record in home matches at Rutgers, and becoming nationally ranked in the U.S. for doubles.Here's an embarassing interview I did in college: