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Kyu Lee

Assistant Director, Communications and Marketing , Communications , The Earth Institute

B-16 Hogan Hall
Mail Code MC3277
2910 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

BIOGRAPHY: Kyu Lee is an associate director of communications and marketing for the Earth Institute. He has been working in communications on sustainability issues since 1992 when he traveled to the Rio Earth Summit as an intern for a newspaper. In between classes at college, he traveled to all the major UN global conferences during the 90s as a photographer, operations manager, editor and writer. He's written numerous articles on development work and projects throughout the world.

Kyu joined the Earth Institute's communications team in 2007 to expand its overall outreach and promote the work of the Millennium Villages project. Currently he helps with digital strategy working on media outreach, social media and the podcast. He lives on the Upper West Side with his wife and daughter. He is an avid birder and spends most early mornings during the spring and fall in Central Park. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in English Literature. 

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