Originally from Philadelphia, Lila Murphy is a rising junior at New York University concentrating in Politics, Rights, and Development, with a minor in both Dance and Spanish Language. Prior to attending university, Lila traveled extensively throughout Latin America and South Asia observing localized methods of community development, education, and agriculture. She is a firm believer in the power smaller communities yield towards greater social change, and has worked in community development in many different capacities. In addition to her academic work, Lila is an artist who aims to challenge social stigmas through contrary visual representations. She plans on furthering her work in the arts after graduation, infusing her work with her passion for social and policy change.
Updated May 2017