Lei Lei is a tech entrepreneur and Professor at Columbia University in the City of New York. She has 8 years’ experience investigating the history and psychology of storytelling. Leveraging her academic expertise, she recently founded PowerYou, an education company that uses new technology to help individuals to learn and grow through peer mentorship. She also advises corporate and institutional clients on leadership and organizational development. Her dissertation, published in 2020, explores the power of narrative construction during the Second World War.