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Harnessing the power of citizens

Lily Bui, public service fellowship recipient working with a team on collecting environmental data

October 13, 2016

PhD student Lily Bui works with communities around the world to gather data from the bottom up.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent 
October 12, 2016

Lily Bui’s path to her PhD program in urban studies and planning at MIT has been a meandering one, yet along the way she has followed her passions while finding new ways to support communities at the grassroots level.

Whether she is helping citizens deploy air-quality monitors, improving cycling throughout a city, or gathering hyperlocal stories about climate change, Bui always thinks big, harnessing the power of regular people to make a difference in the world.

Read the full article on Lily Bui's work on MIT News.

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