Daniel J. Lee

Daniel Lee is the former executive director of the Levi Strauss Foundation. He joined Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&CO.), and the Levi Strauss Foundation in 2003 as a Community Affairs Manager for the Asia Pacific Division in Singapore, where he managed and implemented corporate social responsibility programs, employee volunteerism and grantmaking in three global giving areas — HIV/AIDS, worker rights, and asset building.

Subsequently, he relocated to San Francisco and assumed the role of Director of Global Grantmaking Programs. Lee has extensive experience with international non-governmental organizations in the fields of human rights, HIV/AIDS and social justice.

Before joining LS&Co., he served as Senior Program Officer for Asia and Pacific at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) and on the founding board of the Massachusetts Asian AIDS Prevention Project. In addition to FCAA, Mr. Lee currently serves on the International Advisory Board of the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and the Asia-Oceania advisory panel of the Global Fund for Women. He received an B.A. in Religion and History from Princeton University and a Master of Divinity from Harvard University.