Uma is EBASE’s digital organizing fellow and a part of Bay Rising’s Digital Organizing and Training Strategy (DOTS) Fellowship program. She provides support to the communications and development teams while furthering her experience in movement spaces. As a lifelong East Bay resident, she is deeply committed to building communities that embody her values of care and liberation. She is a recent graduate of Scripps College, where she organized students and faculty to advocate for academic accessibility during the COVID-19 pandemic and raised over $180,000 for direct student aid with Nobody Fails at Scripps, a student-run mutual aid collective. She was also a member of the prison abolition collective, organizing political education workshops on a range of subjects including transformative justice and alternatives to policing as well as volunteering with the JusticeLA Coalition to advocate for policies shrinking the scope of the prison-industrial complex in LA County. Uma draws great inspiration from her community and her loved ones, which have deeply informed her work and life. In her free time, you can find Uma playing with her cat Rasam, crocheting, or watching reality TV.