Lina Srivastava

Lina Srivastava is a social innovation strategist, working at the intersection of social action, interactive media, and narrative design. The founder of CIEL | Creative Impact and Experience Lab, a cultural innovation strategy group in New York City, 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, Lina is the Founder of the Transformational Change Leadership project, and has worked on strategic project design to a group of social impact organizations, including UNICEF, UNESCO, the World Bank, and FilmAid. She is on faculty in the Masters of Fine Arts Program in Design and Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts. Lina is a Fulbright Specialist candidate, on the US State Department’s American Film Showcase roster, a Rockwood Institute/ JustFilms Fellow, a recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation leadership grant, a Civic Hall Labs Fellow, a Boehm Media Fellow, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Lina is a graduate of New York University School of Law.