Lily graduated summa cum laude from Scripps College in 2022 with a degree in Environmental Analysis. While at Scripps, Lily studied environmental justice and the environmental toll of modern social and political structures. Prior to working with NELC, Lily was an intern at Seaside Sustainability and Women and Law in Southern Africa, where she worked on policy-based approaches to environmental safety and the preservation of natural resources. She was also a fellow at The Rick and Susan Sontag HIVE Center where she researched human behavior, with the goal of establishing ecologically sustainable habits.