Upon completing a two-year fellowship at MIT, Malia Lazu joins Future Boston with over two decades of experience establishing grass roots involvement in political advocacy and civic engagement. Malia took over as Executive Director in November 2011 where she serves as chief operation officer of Future Boston, credited for taking Future Boston from concept into reality.
The passion and success of Malia’s work has earned her a reputation as one of the most insightful and critical organizers of her generation, and caught the attention of MTV, Showtime, ABC-TV’s Chronicle, Fox News, and print publications such as Newsweek, The Boston Globe, and Boston Magazine. In addition to her extensive work advocating for our youth, Malia has managed campaigns for numerous tastemakers including Grammy Award-winner and famed Civil-Rights Activist Harry Belafonte, American novelist Walter Mosley, and Peter Lewis, philanthropist and Democratic Party donor.
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