Lillian Diaz was born and raised in East Harlem. She joined the Brilla Caritas team as Culture Lead and was part of the Brilla Veritas Team as a Grade and Content Lead and Literacy Lead in 2018. She graduated from Lehman College, where she received a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She taught preschool at Bank Street Head Start for 12 years. After realizing that she wanted to work with students who came from similar backgrounds as herself, she decided to join the charter school world in 2014. Ms. Diaz enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as traveling and shopping!
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”