Lena Chen is an artist and activist based in Berlin. Lena curates participatory art projects to promote civic engagement, empowerment, and self-expression for those overlooked by mainstream media and the traditional political process. Her work explores topics such as identity, sexuality, gender, and trauma through performance, text, and curatorial projects. Named a Progressive Women’s Voices fellow at the Women’s Media Center and a “new feminist leader” by More Magazine, Lena has been invited to speak on women's identity and sexuality at conferences and universities such as SXSW, Yale, Brown, Stanford, and Oxford. Her work has been covered by The New York Times, Marie Claire, Der Spiegel, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, The Daily Beast, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and MTV. She graduated from Harvard University in 2010 with a B.A. in sociology.