Lisa Schaefer is developing CrowdPublish.TV, a web platform that will revolutionize
the way people work, learn, network, and do business with people around the globe.
CrowdPublish.TV is currently a platform for independent authors to engage their fans
with livestreaming author events and book clubs. The platform eventually will be
extended to serve all creatives and entrepreneurs.
Lisa Schaefer is the writer-producer of Budget Justified, a 50-episode web series/movie
about a woman engineer. She writes books about techie women.
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, Rails Girls DC, Northern Virginia Writers, Women in
Film and Video, Society of Women Engineers, Online News Association). She is the
organizer of the 4700+ member Culture Club meetup and organizes races with the DC