Lydia is a graduate of Wesleyan University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Economics and Data Analysis and a Certificate in Civic Engagement. Originally from Long Island, New York, she joins the team in Cleveland as a fellow in the Venture for America program.
In the past, Lydia has worked as a Project Coordinator for CCA Global Partners, an international cooperative business conglomerate, spent time organizing a summer schools program in Prague, Czech Republic, and performed sales and marketing for a major military and outdoor apparel manufacturer.
In her free time, Lydia can be found kicking the ball around on the soccer field, learning how to combat food insecurity, binge watching Gilmore Girls, and avidly supporting the best New York sports teams (let's go Giants, Mets, Rangers, & Knicks!).