Kaliya Young2017-10-04T21:27:21+00:00

Kaliya Young

Internet Identity Advocate

“I hit a wall in high school. Math was taught in a way that was hard for me to learn it — very linearly, and I learn holistically.”

Career Highlights
  • Co-founder of the Internet Identity Workshop, founder of the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium and founder of She’s Geeky
  • Leading influence in the so-called nymwars, the exploding debate between online services, government and Internet users over public and private identity
  • Named one of the most influential women in tech by Fast Company magazine and honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
  • Showed early promise in STEM combined with passion for public policy and social justice

STEM Gems Club

Is a career as an Internet Identity Advocate in your future? Well, are you an adroit web user who cares about protecting the privacy of personal online information? STEM Gem Kaliya Young, also known as the Identity Woman, created a space dedicated to finding, probing, and solving identity issues. Consider watching one of her videos. Then, with your STEM Gems Tribe, discuss, explore, reflect, and act.