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Emerson Fellow

Landy Lin

29th Class, 2022-2023

Born in New York City and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Landy Lin is a recent Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Centre College—majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience and minoring in Social Justice—who participated in various anti-poverty and hunger initiatives throughout her college career. One being the Bonner Scholarship Program, where she interned for three years and completed 1,463 hours of service. She also participated in the National Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Program, where she helped the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers pilot a county-wide program aimed at reducing maternal health disparities due to systemic inequities. She is a co-founder of the Asian American Pacific Islander Coalition at Centre College, the first in the College's 200-year history—one of her proudest achievements.

Field placement: Wesley House Community Center

Knoxville, Tennessee

Policy placement: Center for Law and Social Policy

Washington, D.C.