Coordinator, Germantown Info Hub

Diana Lu is a city planner who likes to write. She has spent more than ten years in the nonprofit, public, and media sectors working on economic development, placemaking, and resource redistribution. Diana leads the Germantown Info Hub, a community-centered journalism project that shares information for and by Germantown residents, and community engagement editor for Root Quarterly, a Philadelphia-based print journal. She previously served as the Community Engagement Editor for PlanPhilly, WHYY’s planning, design, and development news project, and as Director of Partnerships and Outreach for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses. 

Diana has lived and relied on public transit in Los Angeles, Chicago, Brooklyn, San Francisco, and Paris, but became a proud SEPTA rider in 2009. She holds a Masters in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design and a B.A. in Urban Studies and French from Vassar College.