Lulu

Lulu is a social innovator and community organizer committed to re-imagining civic engagement for the twenty-first century. A Barnard College Centennial Scholar who majored in Urban Studies; Lulu co-founded the Barnard and Columbia Design for America Studio, which partnered interdisciplinary, enthusiastic undergraduate teams with community organizations to facilitate the innovation of products and systems that could sustainably address local need. Projects ranged from re-designing condom packaging to making creativity kits for public middle schoolers. Combining her experience as a campus change-maker and local government intern, Lulu launched an initiative aimed at opening up communication between Columbia University and the surrounding West Harlem community.