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Lisa Hernandez

Lisa Hernandez is the Vice President of People and Culture at Robert Morris University. In this capacity, she oversees the following: Human Resources, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, and Title IX/Student Equity. Lisa is passionate about creating a positive experience and sense of belonging for both students and employees. Lisa is a seasoned civil rights litigator who came to higher education in 2018 after serving for thirteen years as a Senior Trial Attorney with the Pittsburgh Area Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In that capacity, she brought civil actions against private employers under a variety of federal anti-discrimination laws. Prior to her tenure at EEOC, Lisa clerked for federal and state court judges, and worked as an associate at Reed Smith. She received both her JD and BA (International Relations) from the University of Pennsylvania, and is in the process of earning her MBA at Robert Morris University. 


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Lisa Hernandez has an employment relationship with Robert Morris University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lisa Hernandez has no relevant non-financial relationships.