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Marisa Renee Lee: How You Can Help Someone During a Time of Crisis | 164

podcast October 17, 2020


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Discover this go-to resource that helps when something bad happens to someone that you care about — whether it’s death, a serious illness, divorce, or a miscarriage.

Our featured guest today is Marisa Renee Lee.

Marisa Renee Lee, Co-Founder of Supportal, a platform that makes it easier for you to respond when someone you care about is facing a life-changing challenge, is a cross-sector leader dedicated to engaging the private sector to solve public problems. Marisa previously served as the Managing Director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance.  Prior to joining MBKA, Marisa served in a variety of roles in the Obama administration including the Deputy Director of Private Sector Engagement and as a Senior Policy Advisor for the Domestic Policy Council and at the Small Business Administration.

Marisa began her career in international finance at Brown Brothers Harriman and during her time there, she founded The Pink Agenda, a breast cancer non-profit, in honor of her mother Lisa. Almost a decade later, The Pink Agenda is now a national organization of young professionals committed to raising money for breast cancer research and direct care service programs in partnership with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Marisa has been a featured speaker at several forums including SXSW. Marisa has also written op-eds on grief, race, opportunity, and economic mobility for CNN, Philanthropy News Digest, News One, Huffington Post, and other outlets. In 2017 she was selected as a member of the “Power 100” by Ebony Magazine among other community crusaders she admires.

Marisa Renee Lee is a graduate of Harvard College and an avid Green Bay Packers fan.  She resides in Falls Church, Virginia with her husband Matt and their dog Sadie.

My ask today is that you’d help share this episode. If you’re posting to social, please tag @tbpod and use the hashtag #missionfuel

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