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Lee featured in Harvard Magazine

Jennifer 8. Lee, A.B. ’99 (applied math), has been featured in a Harvard Magazine article chronicling her quest to inspire the creation of a dumpling emoji.

She serves as vice-chair of the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee, a group that helps decide what images deserve to be an emoji, and is now working on an emoji documentary. Lee is also founder of Emojination, a grassroots group that seeks to make emoji approval an inclusive, representative process.

Lee, a former New York Times reporter and author of the Fortune Cookie Chronicles, which traces the history of the Chinese-American experience through the lens of food, is also cofounder of the literary studio Plympton.

Read more in Harvard Magazine.

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