Lisa Peyton-Caire


Lisa Peyton-Caire, MS.Ed. is a respected leader, D&I professional, change manager, and non-profit executive. Regarded for her visionary leadership and consistency in achieving outstanding results, Ms. Peyton-Caire has led and/or pioneered many successful initiatives that continue to enrich the lives of youth, families and communities, and that enhance and grow the success of the organizations she serves. Her work spans the arenas of diversity and inclusion management, nonprofit and higher education leadership, organizational development, financial services, PK-16 education, and women’s health.

Lisa is also Founding CEO & President of The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, a non-profit committed to eliminating health disparities and other barriers impacting the lives of African American women and girls. Lisa also served as the founding director and developer of the highly successful UW-Madison DoIT Information Technology Academy, a pre-college technology training & college access program for first-generation college students now in its 20th year.

She currently serves on the UW Population Health Institute Advisory Board; and is a former member of the Board of Directors for Unity Point-Meriter Health, the Center for Resilient Cities, Sustain Dane and A Fund for Women. Lisa holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership & Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.