Ai-Men Lau is a Communications Officer at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. Prior to joining MLI, Ai-Men worked as a research assistant at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy and was an employment coordinator at auticon Canada. In addition to her professional experience, Ai-Men is the co-author of an academic publication examining vocational support programs for autistic adults and currently writes for Btchcoin News, a feminist financial newsletter. She holds a Master of Public Policy and Bachelor of Social Work (with Distinction) from the University of Calgary.