Each WID member works tirelessly to tell the story of how her organization makes a difference in the world. Member Spotlight gives one of our exceptional professionals a chance to tell her own story, while sharing with the WID community how she and her organization effect change and meet challenges, such as those brought on by the “new normal” of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Lisa Alpert, Vice President of Development and Programming, Green-Wood Cemetery

As the Vice President of Development and Programming at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, Lisa Alpert has played a pivotal role in helping to establish Green-Wood as a cultural institution and in building financial support for its future. In her previous positions, Lisa served as the Director of Development at The Municipal Art Society (2005-2010) and the Finance Director for a 2005 political campaign in New York City. She has also held key management positions at Doubleday, Scholastic, and Random House, where she served as Vice President and Publisher of the Random House Reference Group. A graduate of the College of William & Mary, Lisa received her MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Click here to view Lisa’s spotlight interview. 

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