Lucy Wicken is a BA graduate of Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice Studies and Sociology at the University of British Columbia. She is the Research Manager for the REACH-Cities project and comes to the position with experience in communications, youth engagement, and gender equity in urban planning spaces. Passionate about intersectional community planning, Lucy has worked and volunteered with local community organizations in Vancouver such as CityHive, Women Transforming Cities, and UBC CAPACity. In her free time, Lucy enjoys roaming the great outdoors, spending time with her black lab Charlie, and finding the best matcha latte in Vancouver.
Research interests: gender equity in urban planning policies, healthy cities, sex worker rights, psychiatric abolition and transformative justice, affordable housing, active transportation