With interests in philanthropy that run the gamut from international women’s equity and empowerment to promoting animal health locally, Lisa Valone has held or currently holds board and committee positions supporting diverse causes, ranging from the local animal shelter to Operation Smile to the health care system in Haiti. Her paid career experience includes the American Red Cross, a biotech consulting firm, and a health insurance provider for Medicaid recipients.
Currently, she spends most of her time supporting the UN Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund as the Co-chair of the #1000WomenLeaders Campaign and Mercy Corps as one of the founders of the Women’s Philanthropic Group. In addition, she is active in Women Moving Millions and the Network of Engaged International Donors (NEID).
Outside of her philanthropy, her passions are her family and her horses. She graduated from Pomona College and Harvard Business School. She lives in Wayland, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston.
“The Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund profoundly uplifts women leaders working on the frontlines of the most strife-torn countries of the world. It is an honor to play a small part in helping to raise their voices and amplify their impact on peace and stability in their communities.”