Aviva Hope Rutkin is an S.M. candidate in MIT's science writing program.
She has a B.S. in computational neuroscience from Union College. While an undergraduate, Aviva served as editor-in-chief of Union's weekly student newspaper; assisted a computer science professor in natural language programming research; programmed activities for One Laptop Per Child; and interned at Nature Publishing Group, Time, and Brookhaven National Laboratory.
w/r/t Intro to Civic Media, she is particularly interested in data journalism and unconventional story narratives.