Lisa joined The Women's Foundation in 2011 and became Director of Research, Advocacy and Communications in January 2020.
Lisa oversees TWF's independent, collaboratively produced research on critical, under-discussed gender issues. She also leads advocacy efforts that aim to challenge and transform existing attitudes and behaviours that are preventing women and girls from fully participating in society through cross-sector campaigns as well as sector-specific actions. Additionally, she manages their communications strategy and execution to drive TWF’s presence and impact in the wider community.
She is part of Facebook's Global Women’s Safety Expert Advisors, a group of experts that help Facebook develop new policies, products and programmes that better support the women who use their apps.
Prior to TWF, Lisa served as a Teaching & Research Fellow for Morningside College at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Lisa holds a BA in Ethnic Studies from the University of Richmond and a MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University and Nanjing University.