Kathleen, a first-generation Vietnamese Iranian American, is a computational neuroscience and artificial intelligence researcher pursuing her studies at MIT. Before her current work, Kathleen did research at Stony Brook University on how our brains handle information from our eyes. She also studied dreams and creativity at MIT.
She’s passionate about making sure more women and other groups that aren’t represented as much in computer science get the chance to be a part of it. She wants to make the field more diverse and inclusive. She currently holds the position of President at MIT Women in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
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