Grace Lee, the Executive Director of Maryland New Directions, Inc. (MND), has been serving the organization since 1999. Prior to her appointment as the Executive Director in 2007, Grace served as Program Director and Clinical Counselor. Maryland New Directions’ mission is to train and coach people facing career and life transitions to overcome barriers, restore self-belief and acquire the skills and tools needed to secure employment. Grace has a Master’s degree in Clinical Community Counseling from Johns Hopkins University and is a Maryland state certified Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She also completed non-profit leadership training in 2008 through the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation as a Weinberg Fellow and is a member of The Greater Baltimore
Committee (GBC)’s Leadership Class 2011. Grace has received several awards and recognition for her outstanding nonprofit management and achievements, including The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Fellow Program Achievement in Management (AIM) Award (2009), World of Difference Award, International Alliance of Woman (2011), Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award (2011), The Daily Record’s VIP List, Success by 40 (2011) and Baltimore SmartCEO profile highlight (September 2012).