Program Type:Lecture, History, & Culture, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Jillian is a transgender woman who began her transition in 2015. She recently received her bachelors degree in psychology at Albertus Magnus College, and is now pursuing her master's degree in social work at Southern Connecticut State University and will be graduating this May. She is an author, an advocate for the transgender community, a mentor for trans youth, and has organized support groups for transgender children and young adults. Jillian is currently involved in two transgender studies at Yale and has interned at the Yale Gender Program for two years. Her new book, "Transitioning Later in Life: A Personal Guide" is now available on Amazon. In this informative program, Jillian will discuss basic definitions, pronouns, and her experiences as a transgender woman.