AAN Mentorship Program

First Cohort - Spring 2024

The first rendition of the AAN Mentorship Program with an amazing line-up of 14 mentors and mentees ran over a span of three months from
February to April 2024.

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Network Convenor

Network Convenor &
Apply Club Coordinator

Anja Pogladič

Social Media Manager

Gašper Raušl

Video & Podcast Editor

Founder & Executive Advisor of AAN

Anthropologist of data, AI, and cultures of computing, using research to provide valuable insights. PhD candidate in Applied Anthropology at Oregon State University.

Alisha Giri

Medical Anthropologist, Qualitative Researcher. She is interested in exploring the wide world of UX Research and understanding how anthropology translates into this space.

Undergraduate student in BASS Social Anthropology and Philosophy at the University of Manchester. His interests are in the intersection between anthropology, and science and technology.

Master's degree from Stockholm University in Social Anthropology. Her interests include urban anthropology, anthropology of the future, future cities, and future scenarios.

Anthropologist focused on applied anthropology and design. He explores how technology influences daily life and could contribute to sustainable urban living, particularly through UX research, Service Design, digital Archaeology, and gamification of education. His adeptness at integrating those different fields underscores his holistic approach to problem-solving and innovation.

Yakov is a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam, specializing in the anthropology of mobility and infrastructure. He has expertise and a keen interest in applied ethnography.