Lina Srivastava

founder Center for Transformational Change

Lina Srivastava is a strategist, advocate, producer, and founder of Center for Transformational Change, a platform aimed to create the narrative infrastructure necessary for community-led social transformation and systems change toward equity, climate justice, migration rights, and cultural, civic, and economic participation. She previously founded CIEL | Creative Impact and Experience Lab, an innovation studio working at the intersection of human rights, international development, and narrative strategies.

A former attorney and former non-profit executive director, Lina has worked with organizations such as the ICRC, UNICEF, UNESCO, the IRC, The New Humanitarian, FilmAid, and the GenderAvenger Futures Project, and on social engagement campaigns for several award-winning documentaries and immersive media projects. Lina is a Fulbright Specialist, on the US State Department’s American Film Showcase roster, faculty-at-large in the Masters of Design for Social Innovation Program and the Masters of Products of Design Program at SVA. She has been a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Fellow, a Rockwood Institute/JustFilms 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.

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