Ana McTaggart studies computer privacy at UC Santa Cruz, with a focus on protecting activists against repressive regimes. Before coming to UCSC, Ana completed an undergraduate degree at UMass Amherst with a focus in theoretical computer science and math. Ana is an activist in the UC Student-Workers Union, and cares deeply about educational quality for students. Ana’s work at CITL focused on encouraging academic honesty for programmers, and creating a culture of integrity in engineering. This work adopted a holistic approach, taking into account student goals, faculty requirements, and identifying and supporting educational challenges and needs within STEM.
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