Jaya Savita Aiyer

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Jaya Savita Aiyer

Jaya Savita Aiyer
Campaign Manager
UltraViolet
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Jaya (she/her) is the Campaign Manager for UltraViolet where she works to identify and run campaigns focused on sexism in the media, Big Tech and platform accountability, the spread of sexist disinformation, and rapid response. Over the past year, UltraViolet released the first-of-its-kind set of policy recommendations for the major platforms and report card assessing existing platform policies with our recommendations; rereleased our media guide, adding in updates focused on the historic nomination of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson; and activated our members and partners on a number of rapid response and long term campaigns focused on reducing and inoculating against hate, white supremacy, and disinformation online. Jaya comes to this work from her past experiences as an organizer, rooted in intersectional, anti-racist, and community-based advocacy. A graduate of New York University (NYU), Jaya studied Global Public Health, Anthropology, and Social and Public Policy. Prior to UltraViolet, Jaya was the Community Organizer at Fenway Community Development Corporation, where she advocated for affordable and equitable housing, transit, and policy in Massachusetts. As the daughter of immigrants, Jaya is passionate about building solidarity and kinship across communities to achieve a more equitable society. Based in Massachusetts, Jaya is passionate about local community organizing, dancing, and baking.


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