Regent Seven Media’s director, Lisa Dierbeck, is a writer and publicist with expertise in development and communications. Her inventive campaigns for exhibitions, authors and institutions bring attention to projects ranging from art and design to health and science. As Director of External Affairs for the Museum of Biblical Art, Lisa helped increase funding by almost 200 percent. Her proposals have won prestigious first-time grants from the Andy Warhol Foundation, the Lehman Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, among many others. The author of two critically acclaimed books, she has written on assignment for publications ranging from The New York Times to Elle. Her writing, frequently anthologized, has been published in the United States and internationally. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and events such as the Brooklyn Book Festival, the PEN World Voices Festival and the Associated Writing Programs Conference. Lisa has also lectured at the New School, New York University, Pratt Institute and the CUNY Publishing Program.