Roz Lemieux is the Director of Blackbaud Labs. Previously, Roz was the CEO of Attentive.ly (a Blackbaud company) and founding partner at Fission Strategy, a creative agency that has helped over 200 organizations "ignite social action for good" using the latest social, web, and mobile technology. She served as Executive Director of the New Organizing Institute (NOI), a training institute for tech-enabled grassroots organizers. NOI grads have served in the White House, as New Media Directors of federal agencies, and today lead the digital teams at a number of national nonprofits. Roz gained experience in large-scale grassroots organizing as an early member of the MoveOn.org team after getting her start in online advocacy in 1999, serving as the Feminist Majority Foundation's web team director. Roz has spoken at dozens of conferences about the power of technology and social media for empowering individuals and groups to make positive change in the world. She has won awards for her work, including a 2014 Stevie Award for Women in Business, a 2012 Campaigns & Elections Innovator award, the 2009 Women's Information Network "Young Women of Achievement" award and recognition from Planned Parenthood for the Feminist Majority's trailblazing online campaign in support of women and girls in Afghanistan (2003). She has served on the boards of Turing School, National Priorities Project, the Chattahoochee Hills Charter School Foundation; and was an advisor to LP2X, an Atlanta-based incubator for female-founded businesses.
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