LEE Foundation supports the mission-driven charitable and educational activities of Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE).
The foundation provides grants to conduct LEE educational events, sponsor internships and fellowships and develop various materials, such as toolkits and white papers. We also support activities that promote dialogue among the general public and others in the education and policy arenas.
Board of Directors
Emma Bloomberg was most recently chief of staff at the Robin Hood Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting poverty in the five boroughs of New York City. A graduate of the Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School of Government, Emma also holds a degree in English and a certificate in medieval studies from Princeton University. She currently serves on the boards of directors of Stand for Children, The Prospect Park Alliance and The Bloomberg Family Foundation, in addition to serving on the Young Lions Committee of the New York Public Library.
Steve Mandel is the founder of Lone Pine Capital, a global long/short and long-only equity money manager that he started in 1997. Prior to founding Lone Pine, Mr. Mandel was managing director and consumer analyst at Tiger Management Corporation, mass-market retailing analyst at Goldman, Sachs and consultant at Mars and Company. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, a trustee of Teach For America and Board Chair of Dartmouth College, and a founder and board member of the Lone Pine Foundation.
Michael Park is a partner in McKinsey & Company’s New York office and leads the firm’s Strategy and Corporate Finance Practice for the U.S. Northeast. He works with advanced industries and energy clients on growth strategy, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and capital markets-based portfolio strategy. Prior to joining McKinsey in 2003, Michael worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan. A 2011-12 Partnership for New York City David Rockefeller fellow, he is deeply involved in New York City institutions and non-profits: Michael helps lead McKinsey’s relationship and pro-bono work with Teach For America on organization and growth strategy and is also the board chair of Career Village, a startup that connects students to career opportunities. Michael graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College with a degree in economics.
Arthur Rock is Principal of Arthur Rock & Co. and was a partner in Davis & Rock from 1961 to 1968, both venture capital firms. He served as Chairman of the Board of Scientific Data Systems and a member of the board of directors of Teledyne Inc., Xerox, Argonaut Insurance, Apple Computer, AirTouch, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and Echelon Corporation. Arthur was a founder of Intel Corp. and served as chairman of the board, chairman of the executive committee and lead director. He founded the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at the Harvard Business School, and he and his wife Toni founded the Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University. Arthur was co-founder and is president emeritus of The Basic Fund, which gives scholarships to inner-city children to attend K-8 private schools. He is also on the board of Teach For America and Children’s Scholarship Fund and an active funder of KIPP. Arthur received a bachelor’s in political science and finance from Syracuse University and a master’s in business administration from Harvard University.
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