Catherine Yeo

Entrepreneurial & Community Projects

🌱 Sesame • Co-Founder (2020-21)
Built a consumer social and productivity web app for students. Grew to 2,000+ users.

⚖️ Fair Bytes • Founder (2020-22)
Headed nonprofit advancing AI ethics education through content, courses, and community. Reached 30,000+ individuals globally. 25+ courses/workshops taught, 500+ hours spent by public reading our content.

💉 COVID Vaccines Info Guide • Co-Founder (2021)
One-stop source that helped thousands of Americans book & receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Featured on NBC and The Crimson.

🛠 Hackathons • Director / Founder (2016-2020)
Organized 10 hackathons, including founding PixelHacks (all-female high school hackathon) and IvyHacks (3000+ person hackathon organized by 6 Ivy Leagues) and directing HackHarvard.

🎈 Letter Pop • Founder (2014-17)
Built mobile game to make learning new vocabulary words fun.


🎨 Style Transfer for 3D Animation • Disney (2021)
Research & development of neural style transfer tools to assist artists in the 3D animation pipeline.

📝 Defining and Evaluating Fair Natural Language Generation • Harvard (2020)
NLP + algorithmic fairness project published in the Proceedings of the The Fourth Widening Natural Language Processing Workshop at ACL (Association for Computational Linguistics). arXiV here.

📱 Natural Language Processing for Augmented Reality • IBM Research (2020)
Research & development of an end-to-end NLP tool for an augmented reality product on the Interactive & Immersive AI team.

🤖 CONVO: What does conversational programming need? • MIT CSAIL (2020)
NLP + HCI project presented at the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC). arXiV here.

📈 Polynomials That Behave Like The Riemann Zeta-Function (2017)
Number theory paper producing infinite families of polynomials that satisfy the essential expected properties of the Riemann zeta-function.