Lina Srivastava
Founder and Director

Lina Srivastava is the founder of CIEL | Creative Impact and Experience Lab, a social innovation strategy group in New York City. The former Executive Director of Kids with Cameras, and of the Association of Video and Filmmakers, Lina is the creator of the Transformational Change Leadership project, and has worked on strategic project design with organizations such as UNICEF, UNESCO, the World Bank, the U.S. State Department, and the AARP. Lina has worked on social engagement campaigns for award-winning documentaries, including Oscar-winning Born into Brothels, Oscar-winning Inocente, and Sundance-award winning Who Is Dayani Cristal?. 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, 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.