Lucine Drake is co-founder and President of Lumen Academy. She studied cognitive and behavioral neuroscience at Bryn Mawr College and at Oxford University, and has spent her career in marketing and project management. Now a mother of four, she entered the autism community when her eldest was diagnosed at age 4. Her own diagnosis soon followed, and subsequently the discovery of her daughter’s and her own twice exceptionality (or 2e). She continues advocacy work for autistic children both in public and private school systems, girls on the spectrum, and 2e autistic children.