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Athena Kan

Senior at Harvard & Co-Founder of Coding it Forward
Athena is a rising senior at Harvard studying computer science and co-founder of Coding it Forward, a non-profit bringing young technical talent to solve problems in federal government. This summer, Coding it Forward welcomes 38 fully-funded student Fellows to Washington, D.C. to work at six federal agencies.

In addition to her time at Coding it Forward, Athena has helped build the City of Boston’s open data portal, self-driving cars at Uber, and tools to improve voter participation at vote.org. She’s currently most interested in how government can improve procurement processes.