Lee Ann Patterson

Los Altos, CA

Developer of institutional capacity on boards for girls’ schools.

Board Member and Chair, Girls’ Middle School and Past board member and Chair of Daraja Academy in Kenya


Why did you join the Rise Up Leadership Council?

The opportunity to learn from other women involved in various aspects of women’s empowerment around the world.

What is your favorite way to contribute to the Leadership Council?

I’m new to the Leadership Council,  so I’m just figuring this out!

What has been your favorite Leadership Council experience?

Rise Up’s annual breakfast is fantastic, providing a great way to connect with leaders working to improve lives for girls and youth all over the world. Leadership Council members are a great bunch–each and every one has his or her own fascinating story.