The Reluctant Engineer and Other Tales from the India Tech Diaspora

The Reluctant Engineer and Other Tales from the India Tech Diaspora

Presented by Dr. Sareeta Amrute (University of Washington)

Men walking the streets of India

Sareeta Amrute is a scholar of digital technologies, labor, and equality. She is currently Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her first book, Encoding Race, Encoding Class: Indian IT Workers in Berlin was published in 2016 by Duke University Press and has received the Diana Forsythe Prize for the best book in anthropology on work, science, and/or technology. In addition to developing ethical principles for technologists, Sareeta is interested in humor, rage, and all the emotions in between that digital technologies currently elicit.