Lead Policy Advisor, American Association of University Women


Lisa Maatz has served as director of public policy and government relations for the American Association University of Women (AAUW) since 2003. As the organization’s top policy adviser, Maatz lobbies on Capitol Hill and in the White House. She has done similar work for the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund and the Older Women’s League, and was a legislative aide to U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY).

Ms. Maatz’s honors include the Women’s Information Network’s Young Woman of Achievement Award and the Mentor Award from the Public Leadership Education Network. Maatz has also received a mayoral appointment to the Washington, DC Commission on Women.