Lina Shalabi has over 15 years of experience in a wide range of roles across an even wider range of organizations. Although diverse, Lina’s past experiences across accounting, microfinance, operations, and support have all helped her to understand her distinctive skill to be a liaison between multiple stakeholders.
She is currently an Executive Assistant at the Kataly Foundation, where she supports the CEO and steps into and out of workflows across the foundation as needed. Lina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Arts in Social Entrepreneurship. Her primary areas of interest are immigration, entrepreneurship, and supporting her communities. Born in Puerto Rico to Palestinian immigrants, Lina moved to California as a toddler where she grew up in a multicultural and multilingual household. She currently resides on Coastal Miwok land in the Bay Area.