RoleModel Enterprises is developing an internet platform that will revolutionize
the way people work, learn, and network with people around the globe.
Lisa Schaefer is the Chief Futurist of RoleModel Enterprises, a startup to develop
a platform for independent authors to engage their fans with live online author events
and book clubs. The platform eventually will be extended to serve all creatives and
Lisa Schaefer is the writer-producer of Budget Justified, a 50-episode web series/movie
about a woman engineer. She writes books about women & technology.
Dr. Schaefer earned her B.S.E. and M.S. in civil engineering and Ph.D. in systems
engineering from Arizona State University. She was a simulation engineer at the MITRE
Corporation and taught statistics at Marymount and American Universities. She has
taken screenwriting courses from a Hollywood screenwriter and graduate level video
production courses from American University.
Dr. Schaefer is involved in several technology and women's organizations in the DC
metro area (Ruby Users Groups, DC Tech, Mobile Development DC, Women's National Book
Association, Northern Virginia Writers, Women in Film and Video, American Association
of University Women, Society of Women Engineers). She also trains and organizes races
with the DC Roadrunners.