Master's Student in the Social Documentation Graduate Studies Program
Lola Elfman is currently the Training Director at Change.org, a online activism platform that empowers anyone, anywhere to start, join and win campaigns for social change. Lola is a member of the inaugural class of the New Organizing Institute (NOI) and continues to work with NOI to organize new media trainings and the wildly successful 'un-conference', RootsCamp. From 2004-2006, she served as the Internet Director for Phil Angelides' campaign for Governor in her home state of California. Lola also worked on M+R Strategic Services' eCampaigns team helping non-profit organizations plan and implement online advocacy and fundraising campaigns. Before entering into the political sphere, Lola was an art teacher and photographer with a passion for creative education and social change. She is a graduate Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and attended the Social Documentation Graduate Studies program at UC Santa Cruz.