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Conference and Journal Papers

Motif-Driven Contrastive Learning of Graph Representations
Factoring the Matrix of Domination: A Critical Review and Reimagination of Intersectionality in AI Fairness
Bound by the Bounty: Collaboratively Shaping Evaluation Processes for Queer AI Harms
It Takes Two to Tango: Navigating Conceptualizations of NLP Tasks and Measurements of Performance
Best Paper Queer In AI: A Case Study in Community-Led Participatory AI
On the Discrimination Risk of Mean Aggregation Feature Imputation in Graphs
Queer in AI
On Dyadic Fairness: Exploring and Mitigating Bias in Graph Connections
Harms of Gender Exclusivity and Challenges in Non-Binary Representation in Language Technologies
MOTIF-Driven Contrastive Learning of Graph Representations
Automated, Cost-Effective Optical System for Accelerated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) Using Deep Learning
Estimating the Ages of FGK Dwarf Stars Through the Use of GALEX FUV Magnitudes

Workshop Papers

Networked Inequality: Preferential Attachment Bias in Graph Neural Network Link Prediction
Prompting Multilingual Large Language Models to Generate Code-Mixed Texts: The Case of South East Asian Languages
Critical Technopolicy and Reflexivity For Proactive Gender-Inclusive NLP
Group Excess Risk Bound of Overparameterized Linear Regression with Constant-Stepsize SGD
You Reap What You Sow: On the Challenges of Bias Evaluation Under Multilingual Settings
How to Make Virtual Conferences Queer-Friendly: A Guide
Motif-Driven Contrastive Learning of Graph Representations
Queer | Inclusive | Badass


Theoretical and Empirical Insights into the Origins of Degree Bias in Graph Neural Networks
Survey of Bias In Text-to-Image Generation: Definition, Evaluation, and Mitigation
Weisfeiler and Leman Go Measurement Modeling: Probing the Validity of the WL Test
BLOOM: A 176B-Parameter Open-Access Multilingual Language Model
Fairness and Bias Mitigation: A practical guide into the AllenNLP Fairness module


  • LoG Conference Top-10 Reviewer (2023)
  • FAccT Best Paper Award (2023) Site
  • NSF MENTOR Fellowship (2022)
  • AI2 Outstanding Intern of the Year (2021) Site
  • MLH Top 50 (2021) Site
  • UCLA Samueli School-Wide Outstanding Bachelor of Science (2021) Site
  • UCLA Chancellor's Service Award (2021) Site
  • UCLA Samueli Engineering Achievement Award in Student Welfare (2021) Site
  • UCLA Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship (2021)
  • Boeing Company Scholarship (2021)
  • Brian J. Lewis Endowment (2021)
  • UCLA Dean's Honors List (2018-2021)
  • Computing Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mention (2020) Site
  • IBM Quantum Challenge (2020)
  • 3rd Place Award for Best Hack @ Rose Hack, Major League Hacking (2019)
  • Siemens Competition Regional Finalist (2017) Site
  • Award of Achievement, Association for Computing Machinery, San Francisco Bay Area Professional Chapter (2016)

Invited Talks

  • Queer In AI: A Case Study in Community-Led Participatory AI, Data & Society (2024) Slides
  • Bias, Discrimination, and Power: Graphs and Natural Language, KUNGFU.AI (2023) Slides
  • Bias and Power in NLP, USC ISI (2023) Event Slides Video
  • Bias and Power in NLP (for consultants), Paris (2022) Slides
  • Bias and Power in NLP, NLP Seminars at Dublin College University, Ireland (2022) Slides
  • Guest Lecture: Bias in Natural Language Processing, COM SCI 263: NLP, UCLA (2022) Slides Video
  • Queer in AI: Making AI Queer-Inclusive and Prioritizing Grassroots D&I Activism, Humlab, Umeå University (2022) Slides Video
  • Prioritizing Grassroots D&I Activism: Queer in AI, AAAI Workshop on Diversity in Artificial Intelligence (2022) Event Slides
  • Prioritizing Grassroots D&I Activism: Queer in AI, Nike Sport+AI Conference (2022) Event Slides
  • How Can I Make My Hackathon Queer-Inclusive?, Hackcon IX (2021) Slides Video
  • An Automated and Cost-Effective System for Early Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Using Optical Fibers and Deep Learning, UCLA HHMI Day (2019) Slides

Invited Panels

  • Artificial Intelligence and Democratic Values Roundtable, Center for AI & Digital Policy (2024) Event
  • UCLA Computer Science PhD Visit Day Panel (2024)
  • UCLA ACM AI Outreach GALA Panel (2024)
  • Queer Computation: A Critical Unmaking, Coding Inquiry, McMaster (2024)
  • AI in the Time of Generative Models: Ensuring that Diverse Voices Are Heard, AAAI Workshop on Diversity in Artificial Intelligence (2024) Event
  • Students with Disabilities Panel, UCLA (2023)
  • US AI Policy: Next Steps (2023)
  • Queer in AI National AI Advisory Committee Briefing (2023) Event Briefing Video Press Findings
  • Partnership on AI Inclusive Data Collection Workshop (2023)
  • Data & Society Salon Series on Responsible AI in Government (2023)
  • Students with Disabilities Panel, UCLA (2022)
  • Accessibility and Inclusion Panel, Neuromatch Academy (2022) Video
  • Gender as a Variable in NLP, NAACL Queer in AI Workshop (2022) Event Video
  • NYU Center for Responsible AI Roundtable on Accessible AI Education (2022)
  • Co-Opting AI: Queer, NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge (2022) Event Video
  • How Do We Improve DEI in AI?, Nike Sport+AI Conference (2022)
  • Eye on A.I.: Equity & Inclusion in A.I. Technology, Toronto Public Library (2021) Video
  • Intersectionality Panel, NAACL (2021) Video


  • How Can AI Affect LGBTQIA+ People In India? Three Indian-Origin Queer Researchers Explain, IndiaTimes (2023)
  • Arjun Subramonian: The Intersection of AI, Diversity, and Ethics, Eye on A.I. (2023)
  • What does an award-winning AI tech paper have to say about participatory governance?, Circle Back Newsletter by Public Technology Leadership Collaborative (2023)
  • Making AI Systems More Just with Arjun Subramonian, Unhinged Collaboration (2023)
  • Queering the Tech Industry, Bloom Season 2 (2023)
  • Fighting AI bias means championing LGBTIQ+ rights, Campus 10178 (2023)
  • Seven Ways to Put Intersectionality into Your Research, Queer in AI Blog (2023)
  • Ethics in AI Wonderland, Queer in AI Blog (2023)
  • Arjun Subramonian on Queer Approaches to AI and Computing, The Good Robot (2023)
  • Trans Researchers Want Google Scholar to Stop Deadnaming Them, WIRED (2022)
  • Taking The TamBram Out of Pride Month, gaysi (2022)
  • Asian-Americans, we must resign from our role as Silicon Valley's model minority mascot, XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, Volume 28, Issue 4 (2022)
  • .Tech Domains x Major League Hacking: 24 Student Programmers Share Their #MyStartInTech Stories, .Tech Domains (2021)
  • UCLA Engineering Outstanding Bachelor Awardee Champions Equity for LGBTQ+ Community, UCLA Samueli Newsroom (2021)
  • Queer in AI with Arjun Subramonian, 500 Queer Scientists (2021)
  • UCLA Samueli Announces 2021 Commencement Awards, UCLA Samueli Newsroom (2021)
  • QWER Hacks: A Case Study on How to Build an Inclusive Hackathon, UCLA Samueli Newsroom (2021)
  • UCLA's ACM AI Podcast Addresses AI and Diversity, Featuring Guests from Underrepresented Communities, UCLA Samueli Newsroom (2021)
  • Student-run tech podcast aims to make computer science more diverse, accessible, Daily Bruin (2021)
  • Students code software to help underrepresented groups in LGTBQ+ hackathon, Daily Bruin (2020)
  • Equality in America Town Hall with Tom Steyer, CNN (2019)
  • Washington, California Students Win Regional Siemens Competition at California Institute of Technology, citybizlist (2017)
  • Indian American STEM Whiz Kids Named 2017 Siemens Regional Finalists, IndiaWest (2017)
  • Three MVHS students make it to semifinal round of Siemens competition, El Estoque (2017)


  • Reviewing:
  • Conference organization:
    • LoG Outreach Chair (2025)
    • FAccT Socials Chair (2024, 2025)
    • NeurIPS Affinity Workshops Chair (2022, 2023)
    • KDD EDI Day Chair (2023)
    • NAACL Accessibility Chair (2022)

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  • Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (EDI):
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  • Mentoring

    I am fortunate to mentor brilliant students:

  • Margaret Capetz
  • Naisha Agarwal