Lilly was born and raised in Austin, Texas but recently moved to Chatham, Massachusetts withher parents. She is a true Texan at heart and loves all things Tex-Mex (aka queso and burritos)and 90 degree heat. She is a nursing major at Boston College and is passionate aboutreproductive health, women’s health, oncology care, supporting survivors of sexual violence,and aiding underserved populations. She is excited to work at the Women’s Center in the hopesof better understanding the intersection of sexual violence and nursing care.
Outside of nursing and the Women’s Center, Lilly is involved in 4Boston, a volunteer programwhere she has had the privilege of tutoring a young girl for three years now. This upcomingyear, Lilly will be a 4Boston leader where she is responsible for leading a small group reflectionconsisting of fellow Boston College students. Lilly is also a First-Year Nursing Seminar Leadwhere she leads a weekly class for freshman nursing students to help aid in their transition toBoston College and the field of nursing. Lilly has been a participant of Appa since her freshmanyear, a service-immersion program that consists of biweekly meetings to learn about socialinjustices around the world and then a service trip to the Appalachian region over spring break.Lilly is excited to be an Appa leader this upcoming year where she will lead her own small groupto the Appalachian region to engage in service among community members. Finally, Lilly hasbeen a Bystander Intervention Advocate since her sophomore year where she has helpedorganize campus wide activities around the topics of sexual violence and healing and is lookingforward to continuing that work this year.
In her free time, Lilly enjoys running, going on walkswith her friends, hanging out with her parents, trying new (and old) coffee shops, going on roadtrips, reading a good book, and eating yummy food!