Lilian Timmermann

Lilian Timmermann ’08, MPA/JD ’15, from Puerto Rico and a Woodrow Wilson School graduate with a certificate in East Asian studies, started an organization to tutor immigrants in English and financial literacy and hopes to use her Mandarin and Spanish skills in the nation’s service. Her summer internship was with the State Department’s Western Hemisphere Affairs, Andean Office, covering Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador. Her fellowship was also at the Department of State, where she worked on the first Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review and in the Bureau of East Asian Affairs' Office of China Affairs, as well as rotations at Embassies Beijing and Yangon (Rangoon). She entered Yale Law School in the fall of 2012 and completed her MPA at WWS in 2015.