Lydia serves as a Policy Associate focused on federal accountability issues. Her work supports TICAS’ federal accountability team in advocating for strong protections against low-quality and abusive colleges and developing initiatives to promote equitable outcomes for all students. Prior to joining TICAS, she served as Educational Services Associate at Homeboy Industries where she provided direct support to formerly incarcerated students pursuing higher education. A recent graduate of Georgetown University, Lydia holds a Bachelor of Arts in English.