As a Woman of Color, Lena brings unique perspectives and experiences to her role. Her background has cultivated empathy and understanding, allowing her to connect with individuals on a deeper level during times of crisis.
Lena advocates for diversity and inclusion within the Red Cross, emphasizing the benefits of embracing different communities. She encourages raising awareness through donations, volunteering, and community engagement to foster a more inclusive environment.
"I believe we are doing a great job at the Red Cross in promoting diversity. Spreading the word and sharing our interests can make a difference," said Lena. "It doesn't have to be time-consuming, whether through donations or volunteering. This is my way of helping when unfortunate events happen to good people."