Eileen Lee, B.A. in Design

she/they, Communications Consultant


Eileen Lee (she/they) is the Communications Consultant for the Dean's Suite in Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University. They are a strong advocate for BIPOC and queer liberation and education. Eileen is a graphic designer, web designer, photographer, and multi-faceted artist. 

Eileen is a 2021 graduate from Western Washington University with a major in Design and a minor in Sociology. During their time as an undergraduate, she was a Lead Graphic Designer for Compass 2 Campus at WWU, a youth-mentoring program focused on improving access to higher education for BIPOC and first generation college students. Originally from New York, Eileen is a proud second generation Korean-American born to two immigrants from the Gyeonggi province in South Korea. She is also a first generation college graduate.

Outside of academia, Eileen runs a photography business under Captured with Seoul, as well as co-owns and operates two escape rooms in Bellingham and Fairhaven, WA. She has two cats, Mochi and Miso. 


BA in Design (minor in Sociology), Western Washington University

Degree with Highest Honors, Camas High School

Scholarly Interests

  • Social justice
  • Access to higher education for first-generation students
  • Queer acceptance liberation
  • Asian-American rights
  • Women's rights
  • Youth advocacy
  • Community-based mental health

Honors and Awards

Student Employee of the Year Award, 2020, Nominated | Compass 2 Campus, WWU

Distinguished Volunteer and Leader, 2016 | National Honor Society