Kalen Russell joined ThinkTennessee as External Relations Associate in September 2021. Most recently, Kalen served as Communications Manager for League of Women Voters of Tennessee, where she used social media and grassroots organizing to scale the organization’s reach, build partnerships, and support voter registration and voter education.
Kalen is passionate about equity and inclusion, community-centered practice, and innovative communications. She has served as intern for The Housing Fund, Nashville After Zone Alliance (NAZA), and the Metro-Nashville Planning Department.
Kalen earned a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Masters in Education from Vanderbilt University.