Leesa Moore

Assistant Director of Development

(919) 433-9804


Leesa Moore is the assistant director of development for the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. She has been a fundraiser of the festival since November 2019. A native of North Carolina, she was born and raised in Durham, NC and received both her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degrees from North Carolina State University -- Communications (Media Concentration) & Arts Studies (Film). She is currently pursuing her Master of Public Administration. In her current role, Leesa oversees donor relations, sponsorships and all grants for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Prior to her time at Duke, Leesa was the annual fund associate and later director of annual campaigns for Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County for nearly two years. When she is not fundraising, she enjoys exploration in nature, supporting local animal rescues, screenwriting and advocating for mission-driven causes through community empowerment.