Lea Carpenter

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Lea Carpenter graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton in 1995 and has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was valedictorian. She is a Contributing Editor at Esquire and wrote the screenplay for Mile 22, a 2018 film about the CIA’s Special Activities Division, directed by Peter Berg and starring Mark Wahlberg and John Malkovich. She is developing “Eleven Days” for television with Lucy Donnelly (“Grey Gardens”) and Gideon Raff (“Homeland”). She lives in New York.

Class of '95