Roz Lee Vice President Strategy and Programs

Roz Lee

Roz Lee has dedicated her career to advancing racial, gender, economic and LGBTQ justice through philanthropy, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and popular education. As Director of Social Justice Initiatives at the Arcus Foundation, she designed and implemented innovative global and domestic philanthropic approaches to advancing strategies at the intersection of race, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity. She helped develop the Global Trans Initiative, a groundbreaking $20 million multiyear endeavor to improve the lives of transgender people. Roz is co-chair of the Out in the South Initiative, a five-year project with the goal of leveraging $60 million in support of LGBTQ communities in the southern United States. She is an outgoing board member of ABFE, an organization dedicated to increasing philanthropic support for Black communities. Roz volunteers for numerous organizations committed to advancing racial equity, gender justice and LGBTQ equality. She lives with her life partner and daughter in New York City.