Henry is a junior at Columbia University studying computer science-mathematics and philosophy. He is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board for The Gravel Institute, a 501c3 political non-profit dedicated to combating right-wing disinformation online. He led Former Senator Mike Gravel’s 2020 campaign for president to shift the dialogue in the Democratic Party on war, democracy, and justice. He was selected as a 2019 Data Science Institute Scholar, studying recommedation systems for education at EdLab, Teacher’s College. He has published peer-reviewed research in computational biology, and previously reached the international level in applied math and robotics competitions.
BA in Computer Science-Mathematics + Philosophy, 2023
High School, 2018
The Masters School
A Q&A with Henry Williams, college student and presidential-campaign operative
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