Lambda Alliance is the umbrella advocacy group for queer students at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to advancing the causes of legal and social LGBT equality on campus, the Lambda Alliance serves as a forum for its constituent groups to interact and foster a cohesive community.

2018 Lambda Board

Julia Pan C'19


Julia Pan is a senior interested in double majoring in Cognitive Science and Economics, with a minor in Classics. A proud Bostonian, even though she was born in New Jersey, Julia is interested in the ancient Roman and Greek civilizations, social justice, and the future of artificial intelligence. At Penn, Julia is also involved with Q&A, QPenn, TEDxPenn, and Government and Politics Association.

Chloe Cheng C'19

Vice Chair of Political Affairs

Chloe is a senior interested in majoring in BBB and minoring in Asian American Studies. She is originally from California. Outside of Lambda Alliance, she has been involved with the Daily Pennsylvanian, Synapse magazine, Penn Q&A, and research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her interests include Darren Criss, meeting new people, and improving healthcare for minorities.

Malini Rao E'20

Vice Chair of Internal Affairs

Mal is a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. She grew up in India and came to the US for university. She is also involved with Penn Queer and Asian, the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers and the Penn Outdoors Club. She loves sci-fi/fantasy books and movies. In her free time, Mal enjoys hiking, baking, and watching endless streams of Youtube videos.

Wes Neal C'20

Vice Chair of Outreach Programs

Wes is a junior in the College studying Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. He is from Oregon, and therefore doesn’t believe in rain jackets or boots as a concept. At Penn, Wes is also involved with QPenn, Phi Alpha Delta, and ACTION. He is also a work study student, doing homeownership law work at a legal aid firm in Philly. His interests include watching Portland Timber’s games, going to art museums, and baking.

Fisher Taylor C'21

Vice Chair of Financial and Development

Fisher is a sophomore in the College studying communications and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. He loves to meet members of the queer community! As a member of Lambda, Fisher wants to make sure that all of our constituent groups are receiving funding for their events.

Bryce Nguyen C'21

Vice Chair of Communications

Bryce is a sophomore studying Mathematical Economics and minoring in Statistics. He is passionate about queer advocacy and loves meeting other members of the LGBT+ community! He is from Orlando, Florida, so he’s (rightfully) afraid of the northeastern winter. On campus, Bryce is also involved with the Vietnamese Students’ Association and Student Government (NEC). In his free time, Bryce enjoys going to the gym and swimming.