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Alumni News

RideAlong bike research with the Seattle PD
MIMS alumna Meredith Hitchcock co-founded RideAlong, a software tool to help government staff support stigmatized and vulnerable citizens.
Ashkan Soltani (MIMS 2009)
Soltani knew exactly how hard Facebook and Google would fight to protect their business model, because he had watched them do it before... 
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MIMS alumna Meredith Hitchcock is the co-founder of RideAlong, a software focused on serving populations that have frequent interactions with law enforcement.
Sindhuja Jeyabal
Sindhuja Jeyabal is a MIMS 2016 alumna, and cofounder of Dost.
Galen Panger
Dr. Galen Panger is the winner of the 2018 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award. Dr. Panger’s dissertation, “Emotion in Social Media,” was judged the best dissertation from an information school in the iSchools organization.
Bailey Smith & Anne Wootton receive the Knight News Challenge award in 2012.
Apple bought Pop Up Archive, the Oakland-based startup, co-founded by MIMS alumnae Bailey Smith and Anne Wootton, that began as a MIMS Final Project in 2012.
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Pop Up Archive was founded by Berkeley School of Information alumnae Anne Wooten and Bailey Smith. The project started as a 2012 MIMS final project.
Kyle Hamilton (MIDS ’17)
“I discovered this incredible sense of community and mutual support,” graduate Kyle Hamilton said about the online Master of Information and Data Science program. “I have felt more connected to you nerds online than I ever felt in my two undergrads.”

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