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Lisa Lu

CEO

Lisa Lu is a sophomore at Stanford University. Named a 2020 National Youth Advocate of the Year, Lisa's work began in 2017 when she surveyed 857 students in China. Witnessing a normalized culture of teenage smoking, she founded IYTC and expanded the organization to eight countries. Lisa oversees all international efforts, travels to network for IYTC, and executes grant projects. From advocating in Congress to speaking at the National Conference on Tobacco and Health, Lisa believes that IYTC is a platform for passionate youths to make a difference. Lisa also works as an undergraduate researcher at Stanford Medicine, is a National Youth Ambassador for Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and serves on the California Youth Advocacy Network college board. In her free time, Lisa likes to play basketball, rap, and go to the gym.