FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Marian Liou is the Founder & Executive Director of We Love BuHi.
A graduate of Stanford and Columbia Law School, Marian is an attorney and consultant in addition to her role as the executive director of We Love BuHi.
For her work with We Love BuHi, she has received the following awards:
Creative Loafing Atlanta’s 20 People to Watch (2016)
Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s Blinkie Award for Best Local Bike Initiative (2016)
Center for Civic Innovation’s Fellowship (2016)
Sara Blakely (SPANX) Foundation Women’s Fellowship (2017)
Georgia Conservancy’s Longleaf Award for rising metro Atlanta environmental leader (2017)
Next City Vanguard, an annual urban leadership gathering “of the best and brightest young urban leaders working to improve cities across sectors” (2017)
Southern Living Southerner of the Year (2017)
PEDS Atlanta Golden Shoe Award for “people and projects creating walkable places in Atlanta” (2018)
She serves on the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Arts Council, which oversees MARTA's public arts program Artbound, as well as the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Arts, Culture, and Creative Placemaking Steering Committee.
She is currently a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies student at the Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University.
Marian is passionate about affirming people and places to strengthen their purpose and become more just, inclusive, and whole.
Eric Sun is the Volunteer Coordinator of We Love BuHi.
As a native Atlantan and local photographer, Eric has a deep passion to empower and advocate for people and their communities. Using his network and creative medium, he has teamed up with many local businesses, creatives, and organizations to visually tell their stories. Some of his photos have been featured in prominent media outlets and magazines such as Christianity Today and The Atlantan.