Lisa Daughtry-Weiss comes to Bread from Sojourners, where she led foundation fundraising for 18 years, starting in January 2005. Prior to working with Sojourners, she raised funds for the Centre for Development & Population Activities (CEDPA), Oberlin College, and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. She was a member of the first class of the Congressional Hunger Center’s Mickey Leland/Bill Emerson Hunger Fellows. For her policy placement with the fellowship, she worked with Bread for the World Founder Art Simon in the two-person Washington Office of ChildFund International (then known as Christian Children’s Fund). She earned master’s degrees from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University in public administration and international relations. Her focus was management of international development NGOs, and her master’s paper focused on advocacy for international development. At Syracuse, she worked as a graduate assistant with the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts program. She studied advocacy evaluation, social marketing, policy analysis, international development, budgeting, financial management, nonprofit management, and social change. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a certificate in secondary English education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating from UNC, she interned at Sojourners in their neighborhood center and Bread, working on liturgical resources for the church network.
Deputy Director, Foundation Relations