Jillian Harvey most recently worked in the Autism Spectrum Center at Boston Children’s Hospital as a senior patient experience representative, working with families to overcome obstacles to accessing appropriate care. She was also a youth leader at the Brookline Teen Center, where in addition to mentoring a diverse population of high school students, she ran an art class and organized teen programming. She hopes to educate and empower community members to advocate for themselves and provide them with the tools needed to make positive changes to failed infrastructures and policies. Jillian was raised in Framingham, Massachusetts. She received a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.