- Former Product Manager, Code for America
Amita Shukla graduated from Columbia University last year, where she studied computer science and electrical engineering. At Columbia, she did research in databases and human-computer interaction. Her internship experiences to date have been with various government-related organizations, including the U.N., State Department, and the ACLU, and she is passionate about using human-centered design to improve government services.
She is from a very small town in New Jersey and grew up three blocks from where the Band-Aid was invented. Her quarantine activities have included learning to crochet and succumbing to the sourdough craze.