Lissa Weinmann is a writer, producer, communications and marketing consultant and Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute in New York where she specializes in U.S./Cuba relations and international nuclear waste policy. Lissa co-owns and operates 118 Elliot, an art, education, and performance gallery in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont.

Lissa was a co-founder and is the Audio Production and Project Director for the Brattleboro Words Trail.