Wendy Lu is a senior staff editor at The New York Times and a global speaker on disability representation in the media. Her work has been featured in HuffPostTeen VogueRefinery29BustleQuartzColumbia Journalism Review, and more. As a board member for the National Center on Disability and Journalism, Lu works with newsrooms across the country to improve coverage of disability issues. She appeared on Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list in the Media category and received a Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowship to develop a disability reporting curriculum. She was named one of 30 global disability leaders on Diversability’s “D-30 Disability Impact List” of 2020. Wendy holds a master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill.