Stephany Lin


Stephany joined U3 Advisors in September 2016, bringing experience in nonprofit development and urban planning.  At U3A, Stephany’s projects range from large-scale economic development strategies to site-specific real estate analysis, in cities including Chicago, Mesa, AZ, and Philadelphia. 

Prior to joining U3 Advisors, Stephany interned at the NYC Department of City Planning’s Waterfront Division, where she proposed land use review processes that incorporated analysis of sea level rise impacts. Stephany has also served as the Executive Director of Schools That Can Newark, where she led the growth of a network of district, charter, and independent schools in Newark, NJ. She facilitated programming to allow schools to collaborate and share best practices in their classrooms, while also conducting fundraising and outreach initiatives.

Stephany holds a BA and a Masters in Urban Planning from Harvard University. During graduate school, she was a member of the winning team of the 2016 Urban Land Institute Hines Student Competition. She also participated in projects ranging from advising a new young adult homeless shelter in Harvard Square to researching economic development strategies for local towns.