Kearney Newman grew up in Alaska and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oregon in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in international studies and a minor in anthropology. After graduating, she moved to Washington, D.C., where she worked for a large international nonprofit focused on education and cultural exchange. Kearney is passionate about global ethics and has lived, studied and volunteered in both Germany and Thailand. She is particularly interested in issues that affect women and girls and aspires to mitigate issues surrounding poverty and lack of access to education using culturally-appropriate technological solutions.
Kearney Newman, Ricky Marton, Janice Higuera, Aarjav Chauhan, Rona Sadan & Heather Underwood. 2020. Designing for women: Considerations to Address the Needs of Widowed Female Farmers In India (to appear) In Proceedings of the IEEE Global Humanitarian and Technology Conference (Seattle, Washington (hybrid/virtual)–Oct. 29, 2020).