Lisa Daughtry-Weiss is Senior Director of Foundation Relations for Sojourners. Lisa has twenty years of experience with nonprofits. She was a Mickey Leland/Bill Emerson Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center. She has worked with Child Fund International (formerly Christian Children's Fund), the Global Fund for Children, Oberlin College, Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, and the Centre for Development & Population Activities (CEDPA). She has a Master of Arts in International Relations and a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. She earned a bachelor's degree in English education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Core competencies include policy analysis, program planning, evaluation of advocacy campaigns, and fundraising.
Lisa enjoys attending historical performances of music on antique instruments with her cellist husband Daniel. They are the parents of Matthew and Sophia, who both have beautiful spirits. Lisa has found a wonderful church community in the Washington area as a member of Hyattsville Mennonite Church. She joins whatever church in town is most committed to social justice issues and has good music! During her years in NY, Ohio, and NC, she has been a member of Methodist, Presbyterian, Mennonite, and American Baptist churches, which has given her a strong ecumenical background.