A Conversation on Corporate Advocacy and Social Change with Lisa Borders

Proof Strategies is pleased to invite you to the next DC Communicators program on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 9 AM which will feature an online fireside chat and an opportunity to engage with Lisa Borders – an accomplished executive and change steward with over three decades of c-suite leadership across multiple industries.

From serving as the inaugural President and CEO of TIME’S UP, to accelerating the growth of the WNBA, and leading global community outreach with The Coca-Cola Company, we are delighted to welcome Lisa and her unique, poignant perspective on how communicators can serve as advocates to make a positive impact.

The conversation will also explore the racial injustices endemic in our political, economic, corporate, and social climate, and the important role diversity, equity, and inclusion will continue to play in our offices and overall lives.

RSVP today and submit your questions for Lisa and Mimi in advance.

We hope to see you soon!

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Biography | Lisa Borders

Lisa Borders has three decades of leadership across the private, public, and non-profit sectors. She is the CEO of LMB Group, LLC, a management consultancy firm, and recently chaired the Borders Commission, a strategic task force chartered by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC).

Borders served as the inaugural president and CEO of TIME’S UP, an organization that advocates for safe, fair, and dignified work for all women. Borders is the former president of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), where she is credited with accelerating the league’s growth and creating new ways for fans to engage with the league.

Prior to the WNBA, Borders was vice president of global community affairs at The Coca-Cola Company and chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation. Her work focused on the integration of the company’s global community outreach and philanthropic efforts into its broader sustainability agenda. Borders also served as President of the Grady Health Foundation, the fundraising arm of Grady Health System, Georgia’s largest public hospital, and premier Level 1 Trauma Center, where she led a successful five-year, $325 million capital campaign. From 2004 to 2010, Borders held elective office as President of the City Council and Vice Mayor of Atlanta.

Ms. Borders has also performed as Senior Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs with Cousins Properties Incorporated, an Atlanta-based Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT); President of the Cousins Properties Foundation; Chief Administrator for Atlanta Women’s Specialists; and VP-Operations for Healthcap Atlanta.

Ms. Borders holds a BA from Duke University and an MHA from the University of Colorado.

About DC Communicators

DC Communicators is a network of communications and marketing professionals in the Washington, DC, metro area who are interested in emerging trends in earned, paid and digital media. Founded by Mimi Carter in 2013, the group meets quarterly to network and discuss such trends. Topics for previous events have included fundraising for museums, content marketing, crisis communications, and best practices for social media and the law. 

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