Currently living in California, Lilia Pankers is a high school student and environmental advocate for Aveson Global Leadership Academy. Having been passionate about rooftop gardens and tree planting early in her academic career, Lilia has collaborated with the city, green organizations across California, and her community to find simple ways to improve conditions affecting California’s natural habitats. This is her second year as an ACE Action Fellow and she is the current President of her school’s Everything Green Team. Lilia also aims to work with neighboring schools and communities to promote environmental awareness and educate the public on prominent environmental issues. Committed to changing her lifestyle and habits in conformation with green goals, she hopes to spread the green love and change L.A. for the better.