Lisa Simms Booth and Michael Lerner

Healing Work with Cancer in a Time of Transformation

The Learning Community Series at The New School

Join TNS Host Michael Lerner in a webinar conversation with Lisa Simms Booth, the executive director at the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts. The Smith Center is a Washington, DC-based health, education, and arts nonprofit that develops and promotes physical, emotional, and mental resources for people affected by cancer.

Lisa Simms Booth

In addition to serving as executive director for the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, Lisa previously served as senior director of patient and public engagement at the Biden Cancer Initiative. Prior to joining the Initiative, she was at FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, playing leadership roles in partnership development, external affairs and operations. Lisa’s experience also includes working for political and advocacy organizations including LISTEN, Inc., The Alliance for Justice, Time Dollar Institute, Children’s Defense Fund, Democratic National Committee and the National Rainbow Coalition.