Isha Lee | Deputy Managing Director- Welcoming America

Isha Lee

Isha Lee is a non-profit practitioner fluent in external affairs, government relations, and organizational development. She has 15 years of experience at national and local organizations. Her recent roles include Chief Network Officer for Welcoming America, Chief of Staff for the national communications team at Teach For America and founding Communications Director at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta.

She is an alumna of Davidson College in North Carolina where she majored in political science with a focus on political theory and completed a thesis on feminist interpretations of Immanuel Kant. She also holds an M.A. in sustainable business and community from Goddard College in Vermont. Her thesis topic was sustainable non-profit work environments. 

Isha is the daughter of immigrants from Pakistan and grew up in rural North Carolina. She now makes her home in Decatur, GA with her husband, daughter and cat.