Impact & Community Projects

Fair Bytes

Organization advancing AI fairness & ethics education through byte-sized content, resources, and community, reaching 25,000+ individuals since its launch.

COVID Vaccines Info Guide

One-stop source that helped thousands of Americans book & receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Featured in NBC, Harvard SEAS, and The Crimson.


The Bay Area's first all-female high school hackathon. Introduced 1000+ high school women to CS & entrepreneurship since founding.


Harvard's annual hackathon, held with 600+ attendees globally.


The ultimate virtual hackathon -- built with love by 6 Ivy League hackathons, joined by 3000+ attendees from around the world.


The digital dorm made for students by students. Join thousands of students on Sesame today!


The Valentine's Day matchmaker for college students. Grew to 40,000+ students at 29 universities in 2020.


Defining and Evaluating Fair Natural Language Generation (2020)

Catherine Yeo, Alyssa Chen
Proceedings of the The Fourth Widening Natural Language Processing Workshop at ACL (Association for Computational Linguistics)

CONVO: What does conversational programming need? (2020)

Jessica Van Brummelen, Kevin Weng, Phoebe Lin, Catherine Yeo
IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)

Polynomials That Behave Like The Riemann Zeta-Function (2017)

Dean Cureton*, Catherine Yeo*


In the Media

• Harvard School of Engineering (2021): Demystifying Vaccination Procedures
• The Harvard Crimson (2021): Harvard College Students Build Website to Provide Americans with Covid Vaccine Information
• CSforALL (2021): The Next Women in Tech
• Innoverge International (2021): Chatting With Dr. Korie Grayson and Catherine Yeo in Our Firesides
• Harvard School of Engineering (2020): Virtual Hackathon Yields Real Solutions
• Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI (2020): Diversifying the Future of Artificial Intelligence
• Pixel Journal (2020): Exploring Ethical Technology with Catherine Yeo
• AI For Anyone (2020): Algorithmic Fairness & Ethics in AI
• Los Angeles Times (2020): Recounting the 2020 School Year
• The Crimson (2019): Hundreds of Students Spend Weekend Coding at HackHarvard’s Fifth Annual Hackathon
• Teen Vogue (2018): This 16-Year-Old Started Her Own Hackathon for Girls in STEM
• Mogul (2017): 50 High School Students You Need to Know About


• We Are Family Foundation's Three Dot Dash Global Teen Leader (2021)
• Pear VC Garage Fellowship (2020)
• SOMA Capital Fellowship (2020)
• Contrary Talent Fellowship (2020)
• Harvard CS Special Commendation for Extraordinary Teaching (2020)
• Rewriting the Code Fellowship (2020)
• NCWIT Change Leader Scholarship (2020)
• Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship (2019)
• Raytheon-FIRST Robotics Scholarship (2018)
• AI4ALL Future Leader in AI Research Fellowship (2018, 2019)
• She++ #include Fellow (2017)
• Spirit of Ramanujan Global Math Talent Search Fellowship (2017)
• Apple WWDC Scholarship (2016)
• NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Bay Area Winner (2016)
• NCWIT Aspirations in Computing National Honorable Mention (2015-17)

Public Speaking

Panelist & Public Speaker

Given 25+ talks, panels, & podcast interviews on AI research, AI ethics, entrepreneurship, and my tech + writing journey


Invited keynote speaker on fairness and ethics in AI at a data science conference for 300+ middle & high school women

Innoverge International

Invited fireside chat speaker for a global youth nonprofit advancing STEMx education in underserved communities

STEMs Conference

Invited speaker on "Next Gen Tech Leaders" panel at conference for 200+ high school students & educators

MLH Hacker Conference

Gave talk on "Beyond the Stats: Promoting Diversity & Retention Behind the Scenes"

Machine Learning Engineered

Invited podcast speaker on my journey in tech & AI fairness