Lisa Hu is originally from the Boston area; Lisa C. Hu completed her undergrad in the Midwest and has lived in the Bay Area, California. She is a graduate of Macalester College, where she studied Geography, Environmental Studies, Political Science, and Community and Global Health. Lisa’s experiences include work with former sex trafficking victims, low-income youth, and refugees; she has also worked with education and tech nonprofits and government agencies of varying scales, from local government to the United Nations Development Programme. In 2014, Lisa researched the intersection of the Syrian refugee crisis and Jordanian water scarcity crisis in Amman, Jordan. Her professional interests include water security, environmental justice, equitable health care, and community-driven development. Lisa is passionate about ensuring the right to health and a clean environment for communities of color and low-income immigrant communities, which she has seen as foundational for other visions of social justice and racial equity. She is also a performer, writer, and director, committed to working with foster youth in the juvenile dependency system. Lisa was a 2013 Public Policy and Leadership Conference participant at the Harvard Kennedy School, a 2014 Public Policy and International Affairs Law Fellow at UC Berkeley, and a 2016 Hope Institute Fellow at the Democratic National Committee. She hopes to pursue a Master’s of Public Policy or Masters of Public Health.