Lee is currently a Community Scholar and Adjunct Professor at Stonehill College. Appointed in 2011, she has taught a number of classes, including Leadership, Women and Community Organizing; Community Grassroots, with a focus on historical and modern day labor / social movements; Community Organizing: Micro to Macro. Lee also co-teaches a rotational workshop series to neighborhood leaders for Mothers for Justice and Equality organization, a Boston based non-profit group whose mission is to “end neighborhood violence, by empowering survivors of violence to become effective change agents in their community and in their home”.
Lee has held leadership positions in a variety of organizations, both in Massachusetts and New York City. She recently completed a one year appointment as Embedded Evaluator at Boston Rising, an anti-poverty fund, in Boston, MA. Her work focused on capturing, documenting and analyzing the work of the organization, the community it served and grantees who received funding from Boston Rising.
Prior to that work, Lee completed a three year assignment as Chief Operating Officer at My Sister’s Keeper, a Massachusetts-based, international focused project, which promotes leadership and peace building training / healing throughout Sudan among culturally diverse women. She worked both inside Sudan and in the US.
During her time at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lee co-designed and led the Boston Community Learning Project, a community-led self-assessment of Boston neighborhoods forty year community change work. She was also the Mel King Community Fellow at MIT.