Devorah Rena Simon was raised in New York City. In college, Devorah served as president of Gayvah, a group for Jewish queer students, and worked on Shtultz, a program for ultra-orthodox queer Jewish youth. Devorah will be pursuing her Master’s in Computer Science at Stanford University in the fall of 2022. While there, Devorah hopes to continue her advocacy work with her student group Challah at Stanford. After graduate school, Devorah plans to pursue medical robotics research and continue her work with Shtultz.