Lanie Cohen


Lanie is a strategic thinker, experienced advocate, and feminist killjoy who lives life with a deep commitment to tikkun olam. She brings her passion for community-building and intersectional analysis to her role as Community Mobilization Manager. Lanie believes that having hope for a better world is a revolutionary act in the greater fight for social justice, which attracted her to be involved in the essential work done at Keshet.

Lanie is from Chicagoland (Highland Park) and attended the University of Denver where she earned her degrees in Gender and Women’s Studies and Strategic Communications with a minor in Intercultural Global Studies. In college, she facilitated trainings on gender violence prevention and most recently worked for the Colorado House Majority Leader to move progressive policy through the state legislature, such as the Reproductive Health Equity Act.

Lanie lives in Denver and spends their free time walking and biking along the Platte River, saying positive affirmations to her plant babies, and strategizing how she will travel the entire globe in this lifetime.