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Samip M.

Executive Director
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Biography

Samip Mallick is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of SAADA, the South Asian American Digital Archive. SAADA uses the digital medium to document, preserve, and share stories from the South Asian American community, a community that has traditionally been overlooked and excluded from the American historical narrative. Working at the intersection of technology and storytelling, Samip has a Bachelor's in Computer Science and a Master's degree in Library and Information Sciences. Prior to his work with SAADA, Samip was the Director of the Ranganathan Center for Digital Information at the University of Chicago. He has also previously served on the Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, and the advisory boards for Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois - Chicago and the University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center's "Immigrant Voices" Project.

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