Inspired by her grandmother’s stories of suffragists marching on New York City’s Fifth Avenue in the early 1900s, Barbara has worked to educate the public about gender disparities in government since 1998. Today, through the Foundation’s nonpartisan Governors research, Barbara gives women candidates, elected officials, and other leaders at all levels essential knowledge to meet the challenges of campaigning.
Nicole Carlsburg leads the Foundation’s nonpartisan efforts to advance women’s political equality and increase women’s representation in the field of contemporary art.
Amanda Hunter promotes the Barbara Lee Family Foundation’s mission to advance women’s representation in American politics by leading communications efforts. She oversees the communications team for the Foundation, including its digital strategy and media relations.
Bridgette McMahon promotes the Barbara Lee Family Foundation’s mission to advance women’s representation in American politics through strategic communications work, including writing, research, and media relations.
Emily assists in non-partisan grant-making initiatives that expand women’s participation in American politics and contemporary art.