PRIYA CHATWANI


Education

Stanford University | Class of 2020
B.S. Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence
South Asian Studies Minor


picture of Priya at Stanford with a red stole
picture of Priya and her friend Nidha with a group of elementary students in Bangalore, India Experience

Twitter | Software Engineering Intern, June - Sept 2019

Google | Engineering Practicum Intern, June - Sept 2018

Guante y Gacel (Santiago, Chile) | Data Science Intern, March - June 2018

Infosys (Bangalore, India) | Software Engineering Intern, July - Sept 2017
- Automated accessibility testing of Android mobile apps.
- Led a coding workshop for nearby elementary students.


picture of Priya and friends walking through the San Pedro de Atacama desert in Chile
Community and Political Organizing

LA Helping Hands | Co-Founder, March 2020 - Present
- Started a mutual aid group to match seniors and high-risk individuals
with nearby volunteers and virtual companions.


Voter Empowerment Project | Organizer & Technical Project Lead,
Nov 2019 - Present
- Provided volunteer technical assistance to BIPOC-led voting rights group.


Marquita Bradshaw for US Senate | Bluebonnet Data Fellow,
Aug 2020 - Nov 2020
- Used campaign and Tennessee Secretary of State data to target precincts
for phone banking, map yard sign requests, and automate intake processes.


They See / Desi Blue | Youth Leadership Council, June 2020 - Present
- Helped mobilize South Asian Dems & increase Twitter follower count by 200%.


Student Leadership & Activities

Haas Center for Public Service | Public Interest Tech Student Assistant,
Oct 2019 - Sept 2020
- Created post-grad fellowship roles at tech nonprofits & govt agencies.
- Organized public interest tech career newsletters, panels, & events.

CS + Social Good | Fellowships Co-Lead, Nov 2019 - Sept 2020
- Interviewed and matched 8 students to summer fellowships.
- Co-taught a student-led course on "Coding for Social Good".

East Palo Alto Stanford Academy | Student-Mentor,
Sept 2016 - June 2020

Bing Overseas Studies Program | Santiago & Co-Lead Student Ambassador,
Sept 2018 - June 2020
- Curated digital marketing content for all programs.
- Presented training and awareness on microaggressions abroad.

West Lag Dorm | Residential Computer Consultant, Sept 2018 - June 2019
- Managed dorm technology & supported residents' wellbeing.
- Co-taught CS 1C: "Introduction to Computing" to 30+ students.

Visitor Information Services | Campus & d.School Tour Guide,
Apr 2017 – Dec 2018