A University of Michigan honors graduate, Lily has completed a fellowship at the prestigious Poynter Institute for media studies in St. Petersburg, Florida, and has a certificate in museum studies from the University of Washington.
Lily was previously the higher education writer at the Philadelphia Inquirer, covering trends and issues in Pennsylvania's colleges and universities. She had also been assigned to a special investigative team to examine the rising cost of college tuition in a five-part series. The series won the 1997 Award for Public Service from the Associated Press Managing Editors of Pennsylvania. Lily began her career as a cub reporter at the San Francisco Examiner, where her beat was education.
Lily has been a journalist for several major newspapers across the country, including the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Seattle Times. During her 15-year journalism career, she's covered business, politics and government, education, real estate and travel. She has won numerous writing awards and has taught feature writing.
Lily Eng is the founder and president of Abuzz Communications. Since its inception in 2000, Abuzz has created public relations strategies and editorial content for top rated companies and non-profit organizations.
Lily is a volunteer at the Seattle chapter of the Red Cross and is a board member of the Friends of the Seattle Public Library and at the Seattle Urban Enterprise Center. She is an active volunteer at the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, making sure new members understand all the opportunities the chamber offers. She is also a volunteer at the Wing Luke Asian Museum in Seattle.