André Robert Lee
Member, Board of Directors
André currently serves as the Executive Producer for the WNYC Live Radio show: Notes From America. He is a Film Maker, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, Writer, and Educator. André has committed his entire career to building an army of change agents. His process includes Many Things; New York City Public Schools, The Ford Foundation, Miramax Films, Urbanworld, Film Movement, Diana Ross, BET, Universal, PBS, HBO, Sundance, Picturehouse, and Dreamworks. André directed and produced The Prep School Negro and served as producer on the documentary I’m Not Racist…Am I? André created The Election Effects Project for Paramount TV. André’s award winning film Virtually Free, the story of incarcerated youth in Richmond, Virginia is still on the festival route.
The Road to Justice is a film that documents the Civil Rights Tours André has led throughout the American South. He is the Executive Producer on this film. In the Spring of 2021, André directed Firsthand: Realizing Your Full Potential Through Stem, a short documentary for Strayer Studies in partnership with Blackhouse (Sundance). André directed and produced This is Life with Lisa Ling for CNN. André is currently in development for a documentary project with artists Steven and William Ladd along with
a few other projects. André also teaches Filmmaking at the Germantown Friends School. He has worked with the school to develop a film program for Middle and Upper School. André has also served as a professor of writing at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
André is the namesake of the André Robert Lee Fellowship, a multi-million dollar program dedicated to providing financial grants, mentorship, and leadership opportunities while building a stronger culture of affinity and inclusion.