Lisa Carpenter

As Head of Strategy for Learning and Impact, Lisa oversees HU’s programmatic, investment and policy-related work with a specific focus on strategy development and learning and impact models.

Prior to joining HU, Lisa was the Senior Director of Strategy and Operations in Global Responsibility at Gap Inc. Previously, Lisa served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger, West Africa where she focused on increasing women’s access to capital and education. She also worked at Cambridge Associates in Boston where she conducted investment analysis for non-profit clients.

She received her masters in business administration at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and subsequently worked at The Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco advising clients on a variety of strategic issues.