Yara Komaiha

Yara Komaiha is an undergraduate at MIT majoring in Biological Engineering and has interned at the MIT Washington Office. Komaiha is interested in democratizing innovation and fostering community-led solutions. As a member of MIT Hacking Medicine, Yara has partnered with universities and organizations all over the world to lead healthcare hackathons. In response to COVID-19, Yara co-founded Amplify Inc., a nonprofit connecting individuals to local hospitals, organizations, and initiatives in order to mobilize community support against the pandemic.