Project Manager, Work Support Strategies
Lisa Fischer is a senior subcontracts and grant manager in the Office of Grants, Contracts, Purchasing, and Pricing at the Urban Institute, where she supports the administration of Urban’s overall portfolio of subawards and subcontracts. From 2011 to 2017, she was also project manager for the Work Support Strategies initiative, a demonstration project that offered competitively selected states the opportunity to design, test, and implement 21st-century public benefits systems.
Before joining Urban, Fischer worked for more than 10 years in US refugee resettlement for a voluntary agency providing resettlement services to eligible populations. She holds an MA in international development from the George Washington University.