Who We Are

Our Team

Open Positions

We currently do not have any open positions at this time.


Founder & President

Barbara Lee

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.

Executive Director

Amanda Hunter

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.


Our Board of Directors

Barbara Lee, President
S. Zachary Lee, Member
Robert S. Lee, Member
David Damroth, Member
Emily Cashman, Member
Adrienne Kimmell, Member
Fran Seegull, Member