Ariel Hahn

Cal Poly Pomona, CA

Ariel Hahn is a human animal living on unceded Tongva land. Currently, she works at Cal Poly Pomona as their first-ever Data Management Librarian. She recently graduated from the Department of Information Studies at UCLA, where she earned an MLIS and was an organizer for the student-run privacy collective, README. She’s passionate about teaching digital privacy strategies, pushing back against corporate and state surveillance, and encouraging divestment from all forms of predatory technology. Outside of privacy and digital rights, she likes to think about analog media, radical queer futures, networks of plant decay, and the transformative possibilities of digital tools. She also enjoys riding bikes, foraging for mushrooms, and smelling flowers.