Director of Communications and Strategic Engagement
Michelle Einstein (she/her) is the director of communications and strategic engagement at the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation. Her work focuses on partnership engagement, communications, event organizing, and ensuring research is accessible for diverse audiences. She also supports LCI staff with research projects.
Prior to her graduate studies, Michelle worked in nonprofit marketing and communications. While in graduate school, she explored the connections between the built environment and access to public space. Her work at the LCI expands on her interests of advancing social and environmental equity through design.
Michelle holds a Master in Urban Planning from UCLA with a focus on design and development and a B.A. in Geography from Macalester College.