Passion for APIFM:  Introduced to APIFM during its early years of APIOA, I participate in many different hiking events they put together

Work Affiliation: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Bio: Carol Lee has devoted her entire professional career to the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors, and is currently a grants manager at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. In this role, she partners with the program team and others to facilitate the Foundation’s grant making, monitors compliance, and manages discretionary and matching gifts programs. Prior, Carol served as a program officer at the Liberty Hill Foundation, where she oversaw the foundation’s donor advised funds and the Los Angeles LGBT Center, the world’s largest provider of programs and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, where she managed a program to address school-based harassment and violence motivated by anti-LGBT bias. Carol earned a bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies, with an emphasis on race and culture, from Occidental College.

Fun fact: I’ve been a Yelp Elite for 11 straight years