Angela R. Pashayan is finishing her doctoral studies at Howard University in Washington, DC. Her expertise in political science and international relations keeps her involved in research about policy, governments, security, and societal issues. She is part of the Howard University Digital Informers, a team of experts researching mis/disinformation targeted at Black communities. Angela has also contributed to a university textbook published in 2021. Her interests in technology are focused on how it impacts lives and governments and how it can contribute to poverty reduction around the world. Pashayan was previously a member of the Bulletin Editorial Fellows Program.