Lena Carew is the co-founder and Head of Organizational Health and Innovation at The Justice Collective. Lena is an organizer, policy advocate, educator, and serial social entrepreneur, and her expertise is sought after by organizational leaders, education policymakers, entrepreneurs, and activists. Teaching others to find and use their voices for change has become a hallmark of her reputation. Lena is also a sought-after specialist in community-centered design and implementation of digital and other learning systems. Lena has consulted for national nonprofits, civil rights legal services, college districts, and regional public health initiatives. Her work experience and leadership demonstrates a deep commitment to racial equity and social change, where she has successfully leveraged her knowledge of digital media, education and learning, community organizing, and policy and advocacy to develop equity-driven organizational, political and programmatic strategy.
She is an avid hiker and cook, and holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Education, Digital Education specialty, from the University of Michigan.