Speaker Profile

Elana Levin

elana.levin
Director of Trainings
Netroots Nation / New Media Mentors
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Elana has lead trainings in digital strategy for nonprofits, unions and community organizations since 2006. She is Program Director at New Media Mentors, a project of Netroots Nation, leading digital strategy trainings online and off as well as trainings in integrating popular culture into campaigns. She joins Netroots Nation’s staff after serving as digital director for labor unions and community based organizations and has lead trainings for over 3,000 progressives as co-founder of Organizing 2.0. She has also worked at the intersection of popular culture and online organizing for over a decade connecting nonprofits with pop culture creators and fans and applying the lessons of storytelling to the fight for social and economic justice. She hosts Graphic Policy Radio podcasts ("Where comics and politics meet"). Elana tweets about the labor movement, online organizing and superhero comics at @Elana_Brooklyn.