As Uzoma Orchingwa began studying at Yale Law School in 2017, he kept thinking about the civic dysfunction he witnessed as a child in Nigeria. It occurred to him that law alone couldn’t solve problems with mass incarceration and that technology might help bridge the gap.Orchingwa needed a technical co-founder, and after discovering a group of Yale students who were building technologies for nonprofits, he emailed Gabriel Saruhashi. The Brazilian-born Saruhashi, a double major in computer science and psychology, had worked as a summer intern at Facebook and jumped at the chance to use his skills to help Orchingwa improve the lives of people in prison. Together, they launched a technology nonprofit to offer families a free mobile app that allows them to send letters into prisons. They also launched the nation’s first no-cost prison video calling platform. Click here to read this Legal Rebel’s full bio.