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Lisa Fritsch

Austin, Texas Area
Lisa has been a social and political strategist and speaker for nearly two decades. She is theauthor of the best-selling book, Obama Tea Parties and God and the e-book, PoliticallyCorrected, and from her provocative TEDx, “The Freedom to be ‘The Angry Black Woman.”For over 12 years Lisa was a talk radio show host and a national radio and televisioncommentator appearing regularly on Fox News Channel’s and Fox News 7. Other appearancesinclude MSNBC, CNN, BET, and Univision with features and/or publications in internetpublications and newspapers such as The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, Breitbart, TheBlaze, The Dallas Morning News, The Washington Times, The Austin American Statesman,World Net Daily and many more.In 2014, Lisa set out to bring a new face, message, and agenda to the Republican Party. She isthe first African-American woman to run for Governor of Texas. With a focus on representingthe underrepresented, the campaigns policies addressed: women’s rights, dignity forimmigrants, education reform, entrepreneurial access and opportunity for all Texans includingthe 18% of working Texans living in poverty. A first time candidate, Lisa gained nationalattention and raised consciousness across Texas and the country and receiving endorsementsfrom BAMPAC, Central Texas Coalition for Life, and Texans United for Reform and Freedom.Defying the status quo, Lisa finished second against a highly funded establishment incumbent.Lisa is a community strategist advocating for the underrepresented in work, life, and community. Founder of PHENOMENALISM.org, a non-profit equipping women of color to leading the 21st century and blogger.