Mahima Arya is an engineer, designer, educator, and activist who advocates for ethical and inclusive technology and technology policy. She is a graduate from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), where she studied Information Systems and Human-Computer Interaction. While at CMU, Mahima served as President of the university’s South Asian Student Association and led initiatives to uplift women and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Currently, in addition to her work in industry as a Software Engineer II, Mahima supports a nonprofit organization called the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP) as a Computer Science Fellow. At STOP, Mahima has empowered the communities targeted by discriminatory mass surveillance through her contributions to numerous research reports, op-eds, trainings, and toolkits. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with animals.
More from Mahima Arya
'THE ARCTIC WINTER GAMES' - from the 2022 HUMAN RIGHTS Cph Fellowship podcast series
Did you know that the Inuit game of 'finger pulling' has become an official discipline in the Arctic Winter Games? Have you even heard about the Arctic Winter Games? Learn about Finger Pulling, its history and meaning, and the olympics of the Arctic in this podcast from the 2022 Cph Fellowship