Lissie Baker is a Richmond, Virginia native. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. After working as a teaching assistant at the Anna Julia Cooper School in her hometown, she moved to Los Angeles in the fall of 2016. She earned her Biology credential from California State University Los Angeles and is working on a Master's in Integrated STEM Education. Lissie loves dogs, cooking, hiking, weightlifting, watching live sports and live music, and enjoying quality time with close friends and family. She looks forward to an exciting first year at Sotomayor, and to getting married in June of 2019!