Lina Srivastava

Lina Srivastava

Principal

Lina Srivastava is a strategist who works in narrative design, social innovation, and digital storytelling for human rights and international development. She is the founder of a social innovation strategy group in New York City and co-founder of Regarding Humanity. She has worked with a group of social impact organizations around the world including UNESCO, the World Bank InstituteAARPUNICEF, theRockefeller FoundationApne AapShine Global, and Donor Direct Action, combining grassroots field experience with strategic skills in documentary engagement and community-centered design to guide the development of media, art, technology, and design projects from story to social action. She has worked with impact campaigns for several documentaries, including Oscar-winning Born into Brothels, Emmy-nominated The Devil Came on Horseback, Oscar-winning Inocente, and Sundance Film Festival award-winning Who Is Dayani Cristal? A former attorney and former Executive Director of Kids with Cameras and the Association of Video and Filmmakers, Lina 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 she teaches on media, engagement, activism, and transmedia. Lina has been an invited speaker at institutions such as Yale Law SchoolLincoln CenterMIT Media LabTEDx, the BOND International Development Conference, and the Tribeca Film Festival