Dahya, N., Wedlake, S., Garrido, M. & Yefimova, K. “Technology Access & Education for Refugee Women in Seattle: Community Mapping and Pilot Study”. Funded by UW Technology and Social Change Group (TASHA). $31, 260 (January 2019-June 2019).

Dahya, N. (Principal), Luke, J. (Co-Principal), Yip, J.  & Jin Ha Lee. “Co-Creating Concept Art and Stories for Virtual Reality (VR): Libraries and Museums as Assets for Juvenille Rehabilitation” Funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Community Catalyst Award. $89, 109 and matching funds from Washington State Libraries, King Country Library Service, Echo Glen Children’s Center for Juvenile Rehabilitation (October 2018-October 2019).

Dahya, N. (Principal) & Lee, J.H (Co-Principal). “Virtual Reality in Washington State Libraries.” Sponsored by The Office of The Secretary of State, Washington State Library Division. $177, 869 (January 2018-December 2018) and The University of Washington Information School Strategic Research Fund, $12,664 (September 2017-August 2018).

Dahya, N. (Principal). “Feminist Politics of Belonging: Participatory Culture and Youth Digital Video Production.” Sponsored by The Simpson Center for the Humanities Digital Humanities Summer Fellowship. $14,350 (July-August 2017).

Dahya, N. (Principal). “Teaching by Text: Mobile Text & Instant Messaging For Teacher Training in Refugee Camps.” Sponsored by The University of Washington Royalty Research Fund. $39,995 (January 2016-August 2017).

Jenson, J. (Principal) & Dahya, N. (Co-Principal). “Kids Get Game: Game Development Pathway to STEM Teaching and Learning.” Sponsored by Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Local Impact Grant. $40,000/year (September 2013 and September 2014).

Jenson, J. (Principal) & Dahya, N. (Co-Principal). “Serious Play: Game Development Pathways to STEM Achievement for Teachers and Learners”. Sponsored by State Farm Youth Advisory Board. $45,452 (2013).

Partnership & Development Funds

Balbas, S. (Na’ah Illahee), Peterson, S. (Na’ah Illahee), Dahya, N. (University of Washington) & Yip, J. (University of Washington). “Indigenous Knowledge Informatics: Native Girls in the STEM Pipeline”. Google Community Grant, $15,000 (September 2016-June 2017).


Dahya, N. (Principal). “Education in Conflict and Crisis: How Can Technology Make a Difference? A Landscape Review.” Sponsored by GIZ Germany, USAID, World Vision International, INEE, $15,750 ($450/day) (August 2015- August 2016).