Lisa Stark-Hughes

After becoming a mother to her own five children, Lisa became a surrogate twice, to a set of twins and then a singleton.  As President and CEO of Gestational  Surrogate Moms, she has guided and supported hundreds of Intended Parents and Surrogates through their surrogacy journey.. She actively promotes affordable family-building as a fundamental right. Lisa is currently the Education Chair of the US Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy. In this role, Lisa creates educational curriculum and hosts monthly webinars for professionals on running an ethical surrogacy agency. Lisa promotes reproductive choice. In 2020, Lisa was invited by the President of Uganda to consult on regulations for ethical surrogacy and continues to take a lead role in Uganda’s fledgling surrogacy industry.