- Senior Qualitative Researcher, Code for America
Taranamol is a design researcher with Code for America’s GetCalFresh team where she spends her day advocating for a more inclusive people-centered safety net. She does this through centering all decisions and work around clients and their experience within the food benefits system. Her thoughtful design research has allowed her to serve many different spaces, such as transportation, education, social justice, and community organizing. Taranamol also works to create sustainable solutions within the Sikh Panjabi community through her work with organizations such as Jakara Movement where she sits as an assistant board member. She holds a BA in Political Science and International Development with a minor in English from UC San Diego. Taranamol loves cooking from scratch, mangoes, coffee, and everything Phulkari (Panjabi hand-stitched embroidered textile).