Szelena is a campaign strategist and political organizer with over a decade of experience. Szelena served as the Chief Operating Officer for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s re-election campaign and as a co-founder and COO for Run for America. She has also led complex research projects for Google’s Voter Information Project and Harvard Law Professor Larry Lessig. In 2014, Szelena ran one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns of all time, launching the pro-reform Mayday PAC and raising more than $11 million from thousands of individual donors in five months. Szelena has been a speaker on politics and engagement at SXSW, Harvard Law School, and once to students on a cross-country train as part of The Millennial Trains Project. Her work was profiled in the September 2015 issue of Vogue.
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