Elsa Collins

Co-Founder
The Ideateur

Raised on both sides of the border (San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico), Elsa received her B.A. and Masters Degree from Stanford University as well as her JD from Columbia Law School. She is the Co-founder of The Ideateur, a social impact and political consulting group focusing on sports, culture and the entertainment space helping clients construct a strategy to address the issues they care about and then move the needle in the direction they want to see it shift. Working closely with groups like My Brother’s Keeper, Voto Latino and Harness, she fights for equality in all spheres.

She is also a contributing writer to Lenny Letter and Parent Latina Magazine writing essays on race and parenting. She is also one of the leads for This is About Humanity, a movement focusing on educating others on the border by taking individuals to see it for themselves.

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