Education, Immigration, and the changing global economy
National Organizing Director, FWD.us
Lisa Conn is the National Organizing Director of FWD.us, a political advocacy organization founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Marissa Mayer, and other tech leaders to push for policies that promote inclusiveness and opportunity in this country, starting with immigration reform. With a background in community organizing and electoral politics, Lisa joined FWD.us to harness the problem-solving spirit of the tech community to innovate political advocacy. She envisioned and launched a multi-faceted engagement model aimed at challenging the tech community to build tools that solve the problems standing in the way of immigration reform. Lisa seeks to activate those around her, and is passionate about empowering a new generation of leaders to bridge the gap between technology and government.