Lisa has focused her professional experience on working directly with women, children, and refugees in the Bay Area. Prior to joining Project Glimmer as a Young Professional Board Member, she was working to increase employment opportunities for immigrants and refugees through organizations like Upwardly Global and the International Rescue Committee. Previously, she has focused on issues of child literacy working with Room to Read in San Francisco and Cross Cultural Solutions in South Africa. In addition to volunteering at a local women’s crisis center, Lisa is currently completing her Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Willamette University.