Lesley Guthrie

Lesley Guthrie is the executive director of the Texas Governor’s Commission for Women and brings more than 20 years of state and federal government experience to the role.  A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Lesley previously worked on Capitol Hill, managed major gifts for The University of Texas System, and established a comprehensive community relations program for Vignette Corporation.

Lesley is passionate about issues affecting women and girls.  She serves on the board of directors for the National Association of Commissions for Women, is a Vision 2020 delegate, Girl Scout troop leader, and former board member of Girlstart and Executive Women in Texas Government.  Lesley is a member of  GENAustin’s We Are Girls Conference Committee and Dress for Success Austin’s Advisory Council.


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