Julia Lo, Student

Headshot of Trustee Julia Lo

Current Term Expires June 2023

Julia Lo is the student member of the board of trustees. She is a junior at the Clark Honors College, majoring in biology and minoring in business administration. On campus, Lo is currently the Vice President of Foundation for her sorority, Delta Gamma, Alpha Delta chapter. Through this position, she plans service events which provide help for the visually impaired. Additionally, she is a Wayne Morse Scholar, participating in conversations with like-minded students and activists to discuss issues all around the world.

Lo works as a student researcher at OHSU, focusing on how access to community resources leads to better health outcomes as well as rural veteran’s access to care in Oregon. Additionally, Lo’s research and professional background include an internship focused on homelessness prevention through Impact NW in Portland, and an independent remote research project at the University of Oregon’s Institute of Molecular Biology, where she investigated how local chromatin state affect the mechanisms of DNA repair for meiosis in C. elegans. 

Lo is the founder of Be Write Back, a foundation that creates free kits for children to write letters to their incarcerated parents. She has served as an advocate for the Governor’s Reentry Council to implement the Bill of Rights for Children of Incarcerated Parents.