Lina Srivastava

Founder, Creative Impact & Experience Lab

Lina Srivastava, the creator of Transformational Change Leadership: Stories of Building a Just Future, is the founder of CIEL | Creative Impact and Experience Lab, a strategy group using cultural innovation for human rights and international development. A former attorney and nonprofit executive director, Lina has worked on strategic project design with organizations such as UNICEF, UNESCO, the World Bank, the AARP. and on social impact campaigns for award-winning documentaries, such as Oscar-winning Born into Brothels, Oscar-winning Inocente, and Sundance-award winning Who Is Dayani Cristal?. She is on the 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 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.

Authored Content

  • Mar 07 2018
    Blog Post Building a Just Future: Leadership for Gender Parity Women’s economic empowerment is experiencing a resurgence of attention. This is inspired by Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG5), which lays out goals for gender equality and women’s empowerment, and is mirrored by the International Women’s Day 2018 campaign theme #PressforProgress, dedicated to the achievement of gender parity around the world. Most of the rich discourse […] Lina Srivastava