Lillian attended Barnard College, then UCSF for her Ph.D. She then received an NIH Fogarty Clinical Research Fellowship in Zambia (2011-2014) to strengthen lab diagnostic platforms for HIV. Lillian is passionate about STEM mentorship and has served as a mentor for several Stuyvesant students as well as participated in prior healthcare career panels. She is a Cancer Immunotherapy scientist, and is an Associate Editor at the Journal of ImmunoTherapy of Cancer. During her two years on the Board, she’s been involved in the Alumni Mentoring Program as a Mentor and Mentor Leader. Lillian has also been a StuyPrep Volunteer and Chair of the 2019 Benefit for Stuyvesant (the inaugural gala) and has organized events for Stuy alumni in the San Francisco Bay Area.