Chara Podimata is a FODSI postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley and is joining MIT Sloan as an Assistant Professor of OR/Stat in Fall 2023. She received her PhD from Harvard, advised by Harvard Professor, Yiling Chen. She is interested in social aspects of computing and more specifically, the effects of humans adapting to machine learning algorithms used for consequential decision-making. During her PhD, she interned at MSR and Google and her research was supported by a Microsoft Dissertation Grant and a Siebel Scholarship. Outside of research, she spends her time adventuring with her pup, Terra.