About Lilian Ongelungel
As a communication professional with years of experience in the nonprofit world, Lilian (she/they) seeks to amplify and uplift voices from our communities. She graduated from the University of Portland, where she double majored in Organizational Communication and Spanish. Over the last decade, they’ve devoted their work to equity and access in the realms of education and healthcare, two causes they are especially passionate about. They’ve also been actively engaged in Pacific Islander communities in the Pacific Northwest through volunteering, cultural work and civic engagement.
Outside of her role with the Community Foundation, Lilian is an interdisciplinary artist whose art practice spans a wide array of media ranging from illustration to storytelling. She is also a proud Portland Trail Blazers fan and karaoke enthusiast.