Lea Gee-Tong, a third year undergraduate student at Stanford University, is a Human Biology major, with an emphasis in Health Equity and Public Policy. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Lea became involved with both LGBT activism and medical education research through her work with the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network and the Medical Education Department at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Lea was honored as a 2009 Point Foundation Scholar and National Coca-Cola Scholar.
At Stanford, Lea is involved in social justice activism and community building through her involvement in various student groups. She has served as a coordinator of Safe and Open Spaces at Stanford (SOSAS), a program that hosts panels of LGBT and allied students across campus. In addition, Lea served as a psychology research assistant in the Mind, Culture, and Society laboratory, where she focuses on scientific and social representations of race.
In her free time, Lea loves to hang out, eat, and listen to music with her friends and family.