Alexander Lee is the Project Director for the Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) initiative at Funders for LGBTQ Issues. Prior to joining Funders, Alex was a career counselor at UC Berkeley School of Law, providing coaching and professional development for the next generation of social justice attorneys. Before that, Alex was the founding Executive Director of the Transgender, Gender Variant, and Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that works to end the abuse of transgender people in prison. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Astraea Foundation and as a grantmaking panel member for the Funding Exchange. He is currently a board member for Borealis Philanthropy.