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Carolyn Laub provides strategic consulting for social justice non-profits, foundations, and coalitions on strategy, policy advocacy, scaling and replication, movement building, and fundraising. She has deep content expertise in LGBTQ equality, education justice, intersectional organizing, youth leadership, civic engagement, and social entrepreneurship. Carolyn also collaborates with the Wonder: Strategies for Good network of communication strategists. Recently, she co-founded Springboard Partners, which supports early stage start-up companies and social change initiatives.
Previously, Carolyn founded the Gay-Straight Alliance Network, a youth leadership social justice organization advocating for safety, non-discrimination, equity, and restorative justice in schools for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young people. During the 16 years she led GSA Network, she grew the number of GSA clubs in California from 40 to 940, trained youth advocates who helped 12 pieces of legislation, and took her statewide model in California to scale by replicating in 4 other states and creating a national network serving 3,000+ GSA clubs in 39 states. Carolyn is an Echoing Green Fellow and Ashoka Fellow. She is a Fellow of the 9th class of the Pahara-Aspen Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.