Astra Lund-Phillips: North Vancouver

Astra Lund-Phillips: North Vancouver

Astra is a third-year student at the University of Victoria studying Political Science and Professional Non-Fiction Writing. She is involved in both her community at UVic and in North Vancouver through various clubs and organizations. Currently, she is serving as the Deputy Premier and Minister of Service for the British Columbia Youth Parliament, she is on the board of both the UVic and Victoria chapters of Equal Voice, and is finishing her term as the Secretary General of the UVic Model United Nations, among other activities. She is interested in youth engagement and political empowerment, political communications and journalism, transit and infrastructure, education, and the politics of fashion. In the future, she plans to pursue work in media and communications in a non-partisan political context. You can find her pushing the feminist agenda and talking politics on twitter at @astrabluebelle