Fellow, Economic Opportunities Program at Aspen Institute
Liba Wenig Rubenstein is a fellow at the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program, where she leads the Aspen Business Roundtable on Organized Labor, a network of business leaders exploring constructive ways to respond to worker organizing for agency and dignity at work. Previously, Rubenstein was the founding and lead social impact executive at MySpace, Tumblr, and 21st Century Fox, where she pioneered ways to harness companies’ financial, human, cultural, and technological resources for social, civic, and environmental progress and built bridges between sectors to amplify impact. She has helped found the Civic Alliance, chaired the board of premier youth vote organization the Alliance for Youth Organizing, served as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Consumption, and advised nonprofits Pop Culture Collaborative, KW Foundation, Vote.org, Social Impact Fund, CARE, Civic Nation, Why Tuesday?, and Invisible Children. Born and bred in Brooklyn, and a proud product of New York City public schools, Rubenstein graduated from Yale University with distinction in American studies and now resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two young daughters.