staff

Kiwa Shinoda

Summer Program Intern

Education
Brandeis University

Kiwa (she/her/hers) joined the Social Innovation Forum (SIF) team in May 2024 as a Summer Program Intern. As an intern, she will be focusing on the Accelerator Program as well as an independent project.

Kiwa is a rising senior at Brandeis University where she is double-majoring in Sociology and Environmental Studies and minoring in Health: Science, Society, and Policy. She is passionate about AAPI advocacy and environmental justice and hopes to work in a career at the intersection of the two topics in the future. On campus, she is an active member of the Japanese Student Association, having served most recently as Co-President, and enjoys volunteering with English language learning communities. In her free time, she enjoys going out to eat with friends, rock climbing, and yoga. Kiwa is excited to experience the nonprofit world and work towards a more equitable future in Boston with SIF.