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Lillie Ng
Lillie Ng

Lillie Ng


Armonk, NY USA

"There's a whole world out there, and there's just so much you can do in so many different ways. But keep learning, keep learning to adapt, and be happy-it's really important to be happy."

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Lillie's work combines: Numbers, Technology, and Helping People

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Day In The Life

IT Architect

I'm an IT architect and I also mentor students and give inspirational talks about careers in STEM.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Computer Science

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Originally thought about going into the humanities, but knew she was good at math; thought computer science could be her minor.

  • 2.

    As she started exploring other classes, she realized that her talents and interest in art history could augment her computer science skills.

  • 3.

    Decided to make computer science her major, but kept incorporating her other interests, like French language and government classes.

  • 4.

    Says the skills you learn while studying science and math transfer over into every profession imaginable.

  • 5.

    Believes that the key to finding something you love is to just try everything, even things you're not good at.

  • 6.

    Says you get something out of anything you try, whether it's a new skill or just a learning experience.

  • 7.

    Thinks that in today's economy, with its rapid pace of change, the key is to learn how to keep learning and adapting.

  • 8.

    Says a good way to gauge if something is a passion is by taking a break from it; if your thoughts keep wandering back to it, it's a passion.