Lisa Lee manages diversity programs at Pandora. Prior to Pandora, Lisa started her career in tech as one of the early employees at Facebook. During her seven years there, she worked in user operations, product operations, and diversity at Facebook. She was the founder & chair of Facebook’s Asian American Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group.
Lisa is also the cofounder of Thick Dumpling Skin, a community forum dedicated to discussing body image issues and eating disorders in the Asian American community. Lisa co-founded Thick Dumpling Skin together with actress Lynn Chen in February 2011. The site was picked by Audrey Magazine as one of the best blogs of 2011 and the duo is featured in the April 2013 issue of Marie Claire. Thick Dumpling Skin was also honored last year with the Embody Award by About-Face.
From 2008 – 2011, Lisa served as the pro bono publisher of Hyphen Magazine, an award-winning publication and website that covers Asian American arts, culture, and politics. Since she became the publisher in 2008, the volunteer-run organization’s annual budget has doubled through development and fundraising efforts that she implemented and supervised.
Lisa was listed on Angry Asian Man’s list of 30 Most Influential Asian Americans under 30 in 2009 and is the recipient of the 2011 San Francisco Emerging Leader Asian American Heritage Award. Lisa is a proud graduate of UC Berkeley and serves on the board of Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality.