President & CEO, TIME'S UP
Lisa Borders is the President and CEO of TIME’S UP, leading the organization’s work to create safe, fair and dignified workplaces for women of all kinds.
Borders has nearly 30 years of experience in operations, marketing, government relations and public service. Most recently, she served as President of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) where she was responsible for developing the vision and overseeing the league’s day-to-day operations.
Borders has worked and delivered results in all three sectors: public, private and non-profit. Prior to the WNBA, Borders was Vice President of Global Community Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company and Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation. Borders also served as Vice Mayor of Atlanta and President of the Atlanta City Council during Mayor Shirley Franklin’s administration.
Borders is a trustee of Duke University and is an advisory board member of Operation Hope. She serves on the Advisory Board for the Association of National Advertisers’ #SeeHer initiative, ensuring the positive portrayal of women and girls in media. Borders also and chairs the Borders Commission for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).
Borders holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a Master’s of Science in health administration from the University of Colorado. She has a son, Dijon Bowden, who is a photojournalist and film producer in California.
#MeToo is the story of the decade – the story of our generation. It’s a story that continues to play out in every workplace, no matter the industry. In the year since the story about Harvey Weinstein broke, both the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have helped formerly powerless victims of sexual abuse to expose their […]