Lisa Sharon Harper

Lisa Sharon Harper is the chief church engagement officer at Sojourners, a nonprofit organization committed to putting Christian faith into action in the pursuit of social justice, peace, and environmental stewardship. Prior to joining Sojourners, Lisa was the founding executive director of New York Faith & Justice, an organization at the hub of a new ecumenical movement to end poverty in New York City. In 2015 she was recognized as one of “50 Powerful Women Religious Leaders to Celebrate on International Women’s Day” by the Huffington Post. She earned her master’s in human rights from Columbia University in New York City and is currently in the process of ordination in the Evangelical Covenant Church.