Marisa Renee Lee is a cross-sector leader dedicated to engaging the private sector to help solve social challenges. Lee most recently served as Managing Director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) born out of President Obama's call to action to address the barriers to success that boys and young men of color disproportionately face along the life path.
Lee began her career in finance and, while working for Brown Brothers Harriman, she founded The Pink Agenda, a breast cancer nonprofit, in honor of her mother, Lisa. Lee has been recognized in the Chronicle of Philanthropy 40 Under 40, has been a featured speaker at several forums including SXSW and has written several op-eds on race, opportunity, and economic mobility for CNN, Philanthropy News Digest, News One, and other outlets.
My Brother’s Keeper Alliance is an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) born out of President Obama’s call to action to ensure that all our nation’s boys and young men of color have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. Lee worked to launch the organization, manage the team, raise significant funds from the private sector and develop the organizational structure and operation.