Own the Room
From her early career teaching English in Vietnam to her recent work leading a department for a charter school network, Lillian Foresyth has always had a passion for teaching and inspiring change. It’s that same passion—that love of witnessing “aha” moments and empowering personal breakthroughs—that led her to Own The Room.
Foresyth is a dedicated, mission-driven leader. After opening and leading volunteers in Asia’s office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, she returned stateside to help New York-based nonprofit Success Academy Charter Schools grow from 14 to 43 schools in just three short years. A graduate of Barnard College with an MBA from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Foresyth also managed communications for women’s empowerment nonprofit Pacific Links Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She’s received a multitude of training in diversity, inclusion, and social justice techniques, sharing her learnings with others as a trainer at DiversityWorks.