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At a Glance

Things I Can Help You With:

Provide connections and resources to funders interested in investing in early childhood education.

Get to know Leena

Describe what you do in your role.

In my role, I support the funding members of the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative. I also connect them with resources and facilitate learning and conversation.

What do you enjoy the most about your work?

Working on an issue close to my heart is the most fulfilling. I enjoy working towards providing all children with high-quality early education opportunities, so they have the best start in life.

What are the causes you’re most passionate about?

Literacy, racial equity, LGBTQ rights.

What inspires, challenges or motivates you?

My daughter. 

What do you love about Michigan?

I love our beautiful lakes and the four distinct seasons.

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