Virginia Lo was born in Macau and raised on Long Island, New York. She is a junior at Columbia College majoring in Political Science and concentrating in East Asian Languages and Cultures. Her research interests include democratic governance, U.S.-China relations, and international security. On campus, she co-manages Columbia Political Review’s Policy360 foreign policy roundtable, serves on the Columbia College Student Council, and edits for the┬áColumbia Undergraduate Law Review.