Lina Srivastava

  • Founder, Center of Transformational Change
  • Founder, Creative Impact and Experience Lab
  • Social Innovation Strategist

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Lina Srivastava (USA) Make your communications matter: Female empowerment - MEDIAMORFOSIS BSAS 2018
Lina Srivastava (USA) Make your communications matter: Female empowerment - MEDIAMORFOSIS BSAS 2018
Transactivism: Lina Srivastava at TEDxTransmedia2011
Transactivism: Lina Srivastava at TEDxTransmedia2011
The tongue-tied storyteller in Rwanda: Lina Srivastava at TEDxTransmedia 2013
The tongue-tied storyteller in Rwanda: Lina Srivastava at TEDxTransmedia 2013

Biography

Lina Srivastava is an innovation strategist with a keen interest in social change. She is the Founder of both the Center of Transformational Change, and the Creative Impact and Experience Lab. Her work lies at the intersection of social innovation, interactive storytelling and strategy development.

Srivastava founded the Transformational Change Leadership project in 2017, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation grant. This project shares a transformational leadership framework containing insights, lessons and solutions for entrepreneurs and philanthropists tackling complex problems across the world. Lina was the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the GenderAvenger Futures Project and has collaborated with organizations such as AARP, BYkids, CAMMINA, FilmAid, the International Rescue Committee, UNESCO, UNICEF and the World Bank.

Lina founded CIEL in 2008. CIEL is an organisation dedicated to using culture and creativity as a source, and catalyst, for positive and strategic social change, with a focus on human rights and international development.

She has worked on impact and engagement campaigns for award-winning documentaries, including Oscar-winning ‘Born into Brothels’ (2005), Oscar-winning ‘Inocente’ (2012), and Sundance Film Festival award-winning and Social Impact Media Award recipient ‘Who Is Dayani Cristal?’ (2014). She produced the augmented reality project ‘Priya’s Shakti’ (2014) and more recently, the VR short documentary ‘Traveling While Black’ (2019) and ‘Call her Ganda’ (2018).

Srivastava is on the faculty in the Masters of Fine Arts Program in Design and Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts, New York.

Previously, Lina worked as the Executive Director of Kids with Cameras, and the Executive Director of the Association of Video of Filmmakers.

Srivastava is on the US State Department’s American Film Showcase expert roster, a Boehm Media Senior Fellow, a Civic Hall Labs Fellow, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Fullbright Specialist candidate and a Rockwood Institute/JustFilms Fellow.

Lina graduated from New York University School of Law, having trained there as an attorney.

Lina is an excellent speaker and able to deliver keynote addresses, speeches, workshops and panel discussions on:

  • Social innovation
  • Interactive storytelling
  • Strategy development for positive change
  • Gender equality
  • Systems change
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