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Ivy Teng Lei

Ivy Teng Lei is a native New Yorker from Chinatown, Manhattan and is a proud product of the NYC public school system, a DREAMer, and an immigrant and education advocate. She is an op-ed contributor in The Guardian and her advocacy has been covered by NBC, Fox, ABC, NY Times, NPR, BBC UK, and other major news platforms. She’s worked at The Gap in Global Marketing where she oversaw global on-product marketing from conception to execution. Ivy entered into the tech space as the Account Strategy Director at and Director of Client Strategy at Thesis. She served as a board member of OCA- Asian American Advocate New York, an Independent Board of Directors at the Baruch College Association, a DREAM Fellow at the New York Immigration Coalition and an alumna of the CORO Leadership network. Ivy currently lives in San Francisco and works at Exygy, a certified B-Corporation that creates digital solutions to human problems, as the Account Marketing Lead while continuing to uplift immigrants and underserved communities outside of her 9-to-5.