Stella Lee is a second-year undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins majoring in Neuroscience and International Studies, and minoring in Anthropology and East Asian Studies. At the SNF Agora Institute, Stella is a research assistant at the P3 lab working on projects on coalition-building, organizing, collective power and knowledge-building.
She is passionate about social justice issues, responsible tech development, and human-centered and life-centered design. In the field of science, technology, and society, Stella is the publications director at Tech for Social Good, an Australian non-profit aimed at empowering the next generation of responsible tech leaders, and the Vice President of JHU Synthetic Biology Society, specifically focusing on the ethical, social and legal considerations of synthetic biology. In areas of sustainability, she has researched circular and regenerative initiatives at Project: Moonshot, a New Zealand non-profit accelerating the systems shift to a regenerative future. On campus, she is part of the Engagement Committee and Environmental Justice Committee at the Sustainable Leadership Council, and a board member at Sustainable Hopkins Innovative Projects. Stella also joined the Design Justice Project as a research assistant at the MIT Media Lab to understand how institutions engage in design justice and examine values coded in design pedagogy paradigms.