Lucy grew up in Connecticut in a family of engineers, and her favorite subjects were English and chemistry. She graduated from Princeton University with honors in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and honors in a Neuroscience Certificate. During college, she was an EMT, worked in a molecular evolution lab, and was on the sailing team. Her senior thesis poster presentation on molecular evolution in fireflies won Princeton’s Cannon Memorial Prize. After college, she enjoyed working as a neuroscience lab technician for a year. Lucy is currently a fourth-year medical student at NYU School of Medicine.
Lucy has diverse teaching experience, including starting her own science camp for elementary school students, assisting high school students with college applications, and coaching sailing. She believes in active learning and tailoring sessions to each student’s learning style to help them achieve.
In her free time, Lucy loves hiking, running the Williamsburg Bridge at sunset, and reading.