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University of Minnesota graduate awarded international scholarship to study in China

A December 2020 Honors graduate, Lilli Ambort began studying Chinese in high school and completed a minor in the language at the University of Minnesota and her BA In Global Studies. As a Yenching Scholar, she will join a cohort of 90 students from 37 countries and 27 Chinese students to complete a Master’s Degree in China Studies with a concentration in Law and Society.
Portrait of Lulete Mola, an African American woman. She is smiling and is pictured against a backdrop.

Who SHE is

Lulete Mola (BA ’14, political science) is a social change strategist and chief strategy and innovation officer at the Women's Foundation of Minnesota. Her purpose is to build power with individuals, families, and communities for real change. What follows is extracted from recent reflections she offered on how she realized her purpose in powering social change.