Lily Zhou


The discovery of an ancient family tree book that documents her family’s history over centuries spurred Lily to create a community bonded over meaningful storytelling and purposeful socialization. Lily has a background in nonprofit management, data science and policy research. Lily earned her Master’s in Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Linnea Guerin

Program Director

Linnea spearheads curriculum design and member experience for the Life Story Club. You’ll find her hosting many of our Club Meetups and Storytelling Events. Linnea has a Master’s in Creative Writing and taught English Composition at Minnesota State University.


Trevor Martindale

Director of Partnerships & Impact

Trevor manages key partnerships and spearheads the organization’s impact and evaluation strategy. As a Health and Wellness Specialist for older adults, Trevor has experience designing and implementing evidence-based programming and health initiatives. He earned his Master’s in Public Health, with a concentration in Urban Public Health, from Rutgers School of Public Health.

Stephanie Yanes

Bilingual Life Story Workshop Facilitator

Stephanie is our bilingual Spanish-English Club facilitator. She is a first-generation American who has a deep-rooted passion for making a community-based impact. Stephanie is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at Manhattanville College and believes in the power of storytelling to empower and embolden those who need it most.


Board & Advisors

Supriya Kumar

Chair and Secretary,

Tajreena Tabassoom

Treasurer, SeaChange Capital Partners

Linda Rincon

Fundraising Committee Lead, The Impact

Zainab Aslam

Healthcare Strategy Consultant, The Chartis Group

Carol Marak

Solo Living Advisor and Advocate

Krina Patel

Clinical Neuropsychology JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute

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