Managing Director, COVID-19 Response

Lily Shen is the Managing Director of COVID-19 Response at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), which supports Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander communities.

Lily is supporting the National AA and NH/PI Health Response Partnership, comprised of 27 local and national community-focused organizations. Lily is leading three CDC-funded COVID-19 initiatives to provide AA and NH/PI communities in-language resources that are culturally appropriate and linguistically accessible. Lily is also supporting AA and NH/PI frontline healthcare workers by convening a national collaborative of education and training opportunities. In addition, Lily is serving on Morehouse School of Medicine National COVID-19 Resiliency Network’s Community Coalition Board. Lastly, Lily is serving on Families USA Vaccine Equity Advisory Committee to provide insight on COVID-19 vaccine equity efforts for AA and NH/PI populations.

Lily holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of California, Davis and a Masters in International Affairs from the Pennsylvania State University.