Point Scholar 2009 – 2013
Lea Gee-Tong was born and raised in El Cerrito. She graduated in 2009 from Marin Academy, where she developed a passion for academics and for social justice activism and leadership. Involved in both her school community and in various local and state non-profit organizations, Lea is dedicated to examining and dismantling systems of oppression related to various identities, such as gender, sexual orientation, and race.
While at Stanford University, she was an investigator with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Medical Education Research Group (LGBT-MERG), a group that strives to improve the health of LGBT individuals through quantitative and qualitative research about medical curricula and current healthcare practices. Additionally, she was a coordinator of the Safe and Open Spaces at Stanford (SOSAS), which hosts panels about LGBT issues across campus, and a member of the Emma Goldman Society for Queer Liberation.
Lea graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor's degree in Human Biology. She currently resides in San Francisco and works in healthcare consulting with IMS Consulting Group.