As President of the U.S. Jewish Portfolio for the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Lisa spearheads efforts to ensure vibrant Jewish life by supporting initiatives around the world that empower young Jews to embrace the joy of Judaism, build inclusive Jewish communities, support the State of Israel and repair the world.
Lisa was the founding board chair of the Israel on Campus Coalition, a national network of students, faculty and professionals strengthening the pro-Israel movement on campus, and of the iCenter, the national hub for the field of Israel education. She helped found the Academic Engagement Network and the Israel Institute, where she serves on the board. Founding board chair of Repair the World, she is also a board member of BBYO and OLAM. Lisa previously served for nine years as Executive Director of Project Interchange Seminars in Israel, as AJC Washington Area Assistant Director, and as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative Bart Gordon.
Lisa graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a Bachelors of Arts in History and earned her Master of Arts degree with honors in Israeli and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Lisa and her husband, Mitch, have three children, Ariella, Tamar and Jonah.