Lisa Ray

Communications Specialist

Kagin Commons, 102
Telephone: 651-696-6031

Lisa Ray (she/her/hers) is from a small farming town in southern Minnesota.  She's held a wide variety of jobs in publishing (including feature writer and children's book editor), event planning, communications, and nonprofit management but has worked in higher ed for more than 15 years. She has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota and an M.A. in Public Administration from Hamline University. At Macalester, Lisa leads workshops on digital identity and professionalism and social media and the job search, tends to the Career Development Center's website, and manages the CDC's social media outreach. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and has two daughters.

Recent favorite book:
Dry: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs

Recommended resource:
Career Tools. All of our resources gathered into one place for you.

Best advice:
Chances are you aren't the only one. Learn to seek help when you need it.