Co-Founder and President
Lea Endres is co-founder and President of NationBuilder. A writer, educator, and human rights advocate, Lea has spent the last two decades developing organizations, programs, and media designed to create conversations about and solutions to some of humanity’s biggest challenges – from climate change to prison reform.
Prior to NationBuilder, Lea served as the chief of staff for Green for All – an organization she helped found that is dedicated to building an inclusive green economy. She currently sits on the advisory board of Isidore Electronics Recycling, a Los Angeles-based social enterprise that is creating green jobs for people exiting California's correctional system. She is the co-author of Jim Gilliam’s memoir, The Internet is My Religion.