Welcome, Lu Laoshi!
Name: Chih-Lan Lu 魯志蘭
Department/Job title: Mandarin teacher
Previous job(s): Program Director for Here on Earth, a cross-cultural online program that connect high school and college students from New York City, London and Taipei to voice their love and concerns about the environment through filmmaking.
Something about Brearley that appealed to you: the commitment to experiential learning and culture exploration
Favorite food (sweet, savory, etc.): dumplings
Coffee or tea (or neither): love tea but can't live without coffee
Favorite music/band: classical and jazz
Favorite thing about working in New York: interdisciplinary collaboration/think outside the box
Hobbies: biking, tai chi, watching movies and nature walks
Fun fact(s) about you: My Chinese name is for Mulan. My father wanted me to be a woman warrior.