Ariam Mogos

Emerging Tech Lead


Ariam Mogos leads emerging technology initiatives at Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (, where she helps students and educators design with emerging technologies like AI and shapes conversations around the tech’s ethical implications on humans and the natural world. She has worked across Africa, Asia, the United States and Europe, with her work in Kenya and Spain leveraging game design as a vehicle to address conflict between young people from diverse backgrounds. Her past work includes the development and assessment of learning technologies with UNICEF, the Kenyan government, the World Bank and the LEGO Foundation. Mogos enjoys working with young makers, as well, facilitating creative learning experiences in local libraries and recreation centers. Mogos’ work around digital learning and inclusion has been recognized by Mozilla and Fast Company, and she is a National Geographic Explorer.