Sharon Lin, 19, is a freshman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a research assistant for the MIT Media Lab's Camera Culture Group. She has worked as an advisor for Facebook InspirED and the Harvard Making Caring Common initiatives and currently works as a hackathon coach for Major League Hacking. She is also the Hackathon Chair for the MIT Bitcoin Club and serves on the Undergraduate Association Community Service Committee. She is interested in research into social and emotional learning and is currently working as an editorial assistant for an MIT publication on integrated educational strategies.
Channel Kindness is a digital platform created by Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. It is a safe space for young people to tell their stories of kindness, resilience, and community. By highlighting the people and organizations that are doing good in their communities, Channel Kindness’ audience is inspired to create a kinder and braver world, one story at a time.