Yi Lu

HIA Program:

Germany Germany 2013


Born and raised in Shanghai, Yi Lu is a rising senior at Amherst College with a double major in History and French. He also spent a semester abroad at Sciences Po in Paris. As co-leader of Social Innovation Leadership Team, a student-run group at Amherst, Louis seeks to address education inequities with entrepreneurial solutions. He organized a summer camp for migrant workers' children in Guangdong, China, conducted neighborhood asset analysis in Springfield, Massachussetts, and researched the grande école system in France. In his spare time, Louis contributes to Tea Leaf Nation, an online magazine, where he analyzes social media trends in China. After Amherst, Louis plans to pursue a Ph.D in history and study transnational migration at the age of colonial empire.

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