Lily Kwong graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University in the spring of 2012. She earned a degree in Urban Studies while working with prominent sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh as a film and multimedia fellow. Today she works as a writer in New York, in addition to her role as a model and luxury brand ambassador in the fashion industry. Lily was featured in American Vogue's 120 Anniversary issue as one of the 120 most important fashion influencers, and has worked with brands from Ferragamo to Nike, as well as her cousin's label 'Altuzarra.'
Lily Kwong may be known for her impeccable style, but she is also deeply devoted to the non-profit she started with her father, Nuvana.org. Nuvana creates positive change in the real world by using social media and games to transform communities. Nuvana has worked with The Nike Foundation, Grameen Bank and Microsoft Education. Lily is interested in merging the worlds of technology and fashion, she recently worked on a 3-D fashion project that was featured in September 2012 by the New York Times. Lily is currently developing a line of technology accessories and writing about her travels at www.lilykwong.com.