The Philanthropy Workshop Welcomes New Board Member David Lee

The Philanthropy Workshop (TPW) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Lee to its Board of Directors. 

With an extensive background in digital media and political movements, David offers a unique perspective, an entrepreneurial drive, and deep community connections. 

Renee Kaplan, CEO of TPW, and Lisa Wolverton, Chair of the TPW Board of Directors, emphasized what an urgent moment this is for the philanthropy sector to amplify and scale what is working. “Our Community of social investors, along with our partners, have the opportunity to challenge the status quo in philanthropy and make best practice common practice. TPW’s mission is to unlock resources, equity, and lifelong learning in service of our people and planet. We are incredibly fortunate to have the passion and commitment to justice that David brings and are thrilled he is joining our board.” 

“TPW radically changed the way I think about my philanthropy…I’m honored to be here and excited to keep pushing TPW forward,” David shared.

Please join us in wishing David a warm welcome to TPW.

David Lee is the President and Co-founder of the Texas Signal, a progressive digital media organization based in Houston. He focuses on strategic partnerships, business growth, and policy for the organization. Previously, he was the Texas Political Director for Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign, the National Finance Coalitions Director for Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign, and was a Policy Advisor for Beto O’Rourke during his 2018 senate campaign. David graduated from Georgetown University, majoring in Government and Political Theory, and received a Masters degree in International Political Economy from Stanford University. David is on the boards of Chicken and Egg Pictures, Vote Simple, Be The Solution, and AAPI Victory Fund. David is the founder of the super pac, PAC That ASS, and in his free time, enjoys being a novice aquarist.


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