Isha Lee is Deputy Director of Welcoming America. She is a nonprofit practitioner fluent in external affairs, government relations, and organizational development.
With more than 15 years of experience at national and local organizations, Isha’s previous roles include Chief Network Officer for Welcoming America, Chief of Staff for the national communications team at Teach For America, and founding Communications Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, GA.
Isha is an alumna of Davidson College 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 a Master of Arts in sustainable business and community from Goddard College, where she completed a thesis on sustainable nonprofit work environments.
Isha is the daughter of immigrants from Pakistan and grew up in rural North Carolina. She now calls Decatur, GA home with her husband, daughter, and cat.