Nia Atkins is a senior at Columbia College. She studies political science and is originally from Massachusetts. Passionate about social justice, Nia has been involved with organizations such as Amnesty International and the Vera Institute of Justice over the course of her time at Columbia. She hopes to dedicate her career to finding innovative public policy solutions to society’s biggest social issues.
Currently, Nia works as a research assistant here at the SAFElab on a project aiming to develop an algorithm to assist in the objective detection of child abuse and neglect.