Lillian is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in physics at UNINTER. She is the tech leader of application security at Pagar.me and a part-time instructor at CySource Academy. With more than five years’ experience in the IT field, she has worked as a developer, cybersecurity analyst, and consultant. Lillian has experience researching biomedical software for patient examinations and for the training of doctors and biologists at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). She won two South American gold medals for Brazil in sport shooting. An autistic and transgender woman, Lillian has deep convictions about the importance of equal rights and respect for women and the LGBTQIA+ community. She has written a self-published poetry book in English.