Elena Botkin-Levy

Women’s Audio Mission

Working at the intersection of youth development and media-making for over a decade, Elena is the Director of Education at Women’s Audio Mission. She previously served as Director of Media Education at YR Media (formerly Youth Radio) 2012-2019 where she led the design and implementation of multimedia training programs for Bay Area high schools students. She managed outLoud Radio, a queer youth media-making program and ran the radio station and training program for young people at ZUMIX in East Boston. Producing radio as a teenager propelled Elena into the media world where she’s produced freelance pieces and supported the work of Prometheus Radio Project, the National Radio Project and Free Speech Radio News. Elena is an alumni of Temple University and is an aspiring drummer.