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Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey is Chief Executive Officer of Radical Partners, an accelerator that helps social entrepreneurs to grow their visions to scale.  Winner of the 2010 International Stevie Award for Women in Business for “Best Non-Profit Executive”, a Miami Fellow alumna, and a closet musician, Rebecca is passionate about strengthening community through education, exceptional leadership, and bursts of creativity.  Previously, Rebecca served as the Executive Director of Teach For America in Miami, a national organization focused on narrowing the achievement gap facing low-income youth.  During her tenure as Executive Director, Rebecca tripled the size of the Miami region, increased fundraising seventeen-times-over annually.  For kicks, Rebecca writes and performs “angry chick rock”, and her original work has been featured in documentaries and compilation records.   Rebecca has lived and taught in four countries, has a Masters in Education from Bank Street College of Education, and was the valedictory speaker of her graduating class at the University of Pennsylvania.