Lilyana Occhipinti is a driven and compassionate high school student who is embarking on an exciting journey as a high school intern at Miriam's Heart. Her unique background having been adopted from Korea, has played a pivotal role in shaping her life and inspiring her parents to establish MiriamsHeart.org, an organization dedicated to supporting adoptive families and children in need. Lily's deep-rooted sense of empathy and understanding for others fuels her dedication to the mission of the organization, as she seeks to make a positive impact on the lives of those around her.
Beyond her involvement with Miriam's Heart, Lilyana harbors ambitious career aspirations. Following in the footsteps of her father, she aims to pursue a career in dentistry. Her passion for helping others and making a difference in their lives extends to her desire to attend the prestigious United States Naval Academy. With her determination, resilience, and compassionate spirit, Lilyana Occhipinti is well on her way to becoming a bright force for good in her community and beyond.