Siva Mathiyazhagan is a Research Assistant Professor in the School of Social Policy and Practice. He is also the Associate Director of Strategies and Impact at the SAFELab at Penn and RSM Assembly Fellows at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. He strategies and facilitates local-global partnerships to scale SAFELab innovations and research projects to accelerate the impact with local communities and transnational tech-social work researchers. His research focuses on a youth-led community-centered transdisciplinary approach to prevent caste and racial bias and misinterpretation of social media posts by BIPOC youth to promote safe and inclusive off and online communities.