Lina Srivastava

LinaLina Srivastava is a social innovation strategist, working at the intersection of social action, transmedia storytelling, and creative media. The founder of CIEL, a social innovation strategy group in New York City, and the co-founder of Regarding Humanity, Lina has been involved in social engagement campaigns for several documentaries, including Oscar-winning Born into Brothels, Emmy-nominated The Devil Came on Horseback, Oscar-winning Inocente, and Sundance-award winning Who Is Dayani Cristal?. The former Executive Director of Kids with Cameras, and the Association of Video and Filmmakers, she has taught design and social entrepreneurship at Parsons, The New School of Design,  and is on faculty in the Masters of Fine Arts Program in Design and Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts, where teaches on media, engagement, activism, and transmedia. Lina has been an advisor to MobileActive, the Safer Mobile Project, Global Grassroots, and Donor Direct Action, and has worked on strategic project design to a group of social impact organizations, including UNICEF, UNESCO, the World Bank, the AARP, and the Rockefeller Foundation.



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