FORA.tv Speaker - Lisa Kleissner
Kleissneris the President of the KL Felicitas Foundation, a family foundation she co-founded with her husband in 2000. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs that empower rural communities and families, enable social entrepreneurs worldwide, and that advocate their Foundation's sustainability, mission, and social investment strategy.
Kleissner provides pro-bono architectural, project and construction management services for nonprofits both locally and internationally with a focus on culturally appropriate and sustainable design. Additionally, Kleissner has led fund raising efforts for a variety of both local and international nonprofits focusing on capital and endowment campaigns.
Kleissner was raised in Hawaii, attended the Kamehameha Schools and the University of Hawaii at Manoa graduating with a BArch in Environmental Design. She was the Vice President of an architectural firm in Hawaii doing work in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. Most recently she was the president of The Kleissner Group, an architectural and project management firm in Silicon Valley.
10.13.08 | 00:42:53 min
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