André Robert Lee, Filmmaker, educator, writer, and speaker
André Robert Lee is a director, producer, teacher, and facilitator whose work focuses on equity, inclusion, leadership, and change agency.
He empowers people with the knowledge and tools to navigate difficult conversations on race and racism. He attempts to move beyond traditional diversity initiatives and to achieve real solutions that move underrepresented and historically marginalized people forward.
Currently, he serves as the executive director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Point Made Learning, which uses documentary film to design programs and workshops focused on diversity and equity education.
André is director and producer of the documentary film The Prep School Negro. He received a 2013 fellowship to direct and produce the 12-month series Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men. He created The Election Effect project for Spike TV, and served as producer on the documentary I'm Not Racist…Am I? His upcoming film, Virtually Free explores the realities of incarcerated youth in Richmond, Virginia.
He has worked for or partnered with New York City Public Schools, the Ford Foundation, Miramax Films, Urbanworld Film Festival, Film Movement, BET, Universal, HBO, Picturehouse, and DreamWorks.
André teaches filmmaking at the Germantown Friends School and is a graduate professor of writing at Wharton Business School. He serves as a board member for Ready, Willing & Able: The Doe Fund, a consultant and advisor for education institutions. He's also a jury member and panel participant for multiple film festivals.
As a professional facilitator for more than 15 years, André has guided people of all ages through tailored workshops on inclusion with warmth and compassion. He works with corporations, schools, community centers, and houses of worship. A creative public speaker, André lectures on topics including anti-racism and equity at conferences nationwide.