Ki Wan Sim

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Emily Sim is a Senior at Tufts University studying computer science and sociology. She is passionate about the use of technology and data for social justice and uplifting marginalized communities. Previously, she has worked at Microsoft as a Civic Technology Fellow, collaborating with public stakeholders in Boston to develop software and prototypes to address their technological needs. She works with the Tufts Center for STEM Diversity to teach science concepts and runs hands-on activities with high school students in Boston. After discovering her family’s immigration status in 2015, Emily committed to supporting immigration reform and advocacy with her technical background. With her social venture FIRE, she hopes to better equip immigrant communities against unlawful immigration enforcement tactics. In her career, she envisions building products and conducting research that impacts social justice.