Lechin Lu
Project Lead, Gender Analytics

Lechin Lu is the Project Lead for Gender Analytics at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. She was also a 2018 GATE MBA Fellow.

Lechin is passionate about solving complex social problems through human-centered innovations and social entrepreneurship. She brings in 10 years of experience in community development, project management, strategic partnerships, and stakeholder management. Prior to GATE, Lechin worked in the Diversity team, followed by Public Affairs at the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Other community achievements include helping establish the first private non-for-profit family counselling centre in southern China and leading a community advocacy campaign for equitable healthcare in Toronto’s immigrant communities. ​
Lechin holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Calgary. She is completing an MBA program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management with a focus on change management and social impact by spring of 2020.