Arabia Simeon

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Arabia Simeon - 2024 NLC Detroit Fellow

Arabia is a designer, creative, and entrepreneur with an engineering background. She’s passionate about designing authentic and impactful experiences while using art and technology as vehicles for sustainable change. She graduated from Smith College with a dual degree in Computer Science and Studio Art with experiences spanning from product development to creative direction. Her work is driven by social impact and inspired by their community, culture, and history.

Arabia's the Founder and CEO of civic tech startup, PoGo, where she’s building a non-partisan personalized voter guide mobile app to simplify election research for young voters. She’s also the Founder of creative collective, Da Cypher, dedicated to empowering the youth by bridging the gap between art, fashion, and tech for disadvantaged communities.

She's a dedicated alumnus of Venture for America, Future Founders, Builders + Backers, and Halcyon House. She self-identifies as a hood historian on a mission to inspire the youth.