Sofina Tanni is a program assistant for the Media & Democracy program and Social Data Initiative at the Social Science Research Council. She graduated with honors from the City College of New York (CCNY) with a BA in Anthropology and minor in Studio Art. Before working at the SSRC, Sofina was a researcher at CCNY's Nanotechnology lab where she worked on advancing biomedical research. Sofina was also the Vice President of her Undergraduate Student Government, where she advocated for a more inclusive campus and academic life for her fellow students.
Programs and Projects
The Data Fluencies Project seeks to develop an expansive and interdisciplinary approach that combines the interpretative traditions of the arts and humanities with critical work in the social and data sciences to support innovative engagements with (and resistances to) our data-filled world.