Lydia joined the PPMD team in January 2024 as a Program Assistant. She graduated from York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. During her time at York she was very involved with her college’s chapter of Best Buddies, an international non-profit that fosters friendships for people with disabilities. The friends Lydia made through Best Buddies helped her discover her passion for disability advocacy and inclusion. Lydia is also an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring state and national parks.