Evelyn Lu is a mom, author, and advocate. She and her husband, former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, have two young boys with special needs, leading Evelyn to become their number one champion.
In addition to her work with the Autism Society of America, Evelyn is a board member of KultureCity, a nonprofit that promotes autism acceptance and sensory inclusion.
Evelyn is also a passionate sexual assault survivor-advocate. She is the author of “A Kids Book About Sexual Abuse,” part of the award-winning series “A Kids Book About”. All royalties from her book are donated to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization, where Evelyn is on the National Leadership Council.
Evelyn was born and raised in New York City, where she lives with her family. She graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Economics and worked in marketing before her advocacy work.