Chief Strategy Officer Fenton Communications
Lisa Witter is the Chief Operating Officer of Fenton Communications, the largest public interest communications firm in the country. She heads the firm’s practice in women’s issues and global affairs for clients including the Women for Women International, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai, MoveOn.org, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, David and Lucille Packard Foundation, American Medical Association, Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellows, American Lung Association and many others. She is a co-founder of award-winning SheSource.org, an online brain trust of women experts to help close the gender gap among commentators in the news media. She was honored as an outstanding activist and expert on women’s issues by Oxygen.com for her work on a national campaign against privatizing Social Security during the 2000 presidential election.
Lisa is a blogger and political commentator appearing as an expert on NPR, MSNBC, FOX News, CBS Early Show, O Magazine and has been published in Newsday, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, The Anderson Cooper 360, Huffington Post, AlterNet and Blogher. In 2004, she was a contestant on the Showtime reality show, “American Candidate.” Witter is co-author of “The She Spot: Why Women are the Market for Changing the World and How to Reach Them.”