Regional Advocacy Associate
Lily is a Regional Advocacy Associate for ExcelinEd. Based in Washington DC, she aids the advancement of student-centered policies in 15 states throughout the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions. Prior to joining ExcelinEd, Lily completed her undergraduate degree in Child and Family Studies and Masters Degree in Public Administration focusing on public policy and nonprofit advocacy from Louisiana State University. Lily has worked in congressional offices as an intern for Senator Marco Rubio then as a Staff Assistant for Senator John Kennedy. Throughout her time in graduate school she worked as a Graduate Assistant at the Student Financial Management Center and at the Louisiana Board of Regents. Her many family members that work within the school system inspire her to work toward creating a high-quality student-centered education system.