Who We Are

Our Team


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

As Executive Director, Amanda Hunter leads the Foundation’s nonpartisan efforts to advance women’s political equality and increase women’s representation.

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