Lily is a Legislative Affairs Associate for ExcelinEd in Action. In this role, she aids the advancement of student-centered legislation across the northeast 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 previously worked in U.S. Senate congressional offices as an intern and a staff assistant in Washington, DC. 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 education system.