Roz Lee has dedicated her career to advancing racial, gender, economic and LGBTQ justice through philanthropy, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and popular education.
She formerly worked at the Ms. Foundation for Women, where she led efforts to invest in organizations by and for women and girls of colour, including transgender women and girls, to advance meaningful social, political and economic change. As Director of Social Justice Initiatives at the Arcus Foundation, she designed and implemented innovative global and domestic philanthropic approaches to advancing strategies at the intersection of race, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Roz is the first-ever Professor of Practice at the Alice Paul Center/Gender Studies and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She volunteers for numerous organizations committed to advancing racial equity, gender justice and LGBTQ equality. Roz lives with her spouse and daughter in New York City.