Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Workit Health
Lisa is a social entrepreneur building digital health tools that dramatically improve the landscape for brain health in the 21st century. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of Workit Health, whose mission is to make actionable substance use recovery accessible to high risk substance users around the clock, enabling early prevention and intervention, and empowering individuals with tools to live the lives they want to live. Lisa has extensive experience developing social innovation technology and social enterprises. She has held positions on edtech leadership teams scaling key platforms in the adaptive and open digital learning fields (OER Commons, Gooru). She developed one of the first social sector technology service models in the open digital learning space and have facilitated a wide range of learning innovation labs for foundations (Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation) and universities. Over the course of the last thirteen years, she has worked in various mental health settings including addiction research, crisis referral, alcohol and drug treatment aftercare, wilderness therapy, disaster response, and career counseling. Lisa hails from the Detroit Metropolitan area. Her graduate work at the University of Michigan was centered at the intersection of information science and social innovation (MSI/MSW).