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Lana Jelenjev


Lana Jelenjev

Co-founder, Community Alchemist, Community Rituals

Lana's professional bio / interests

I am a community alchemist and learning design specialist with a solid background in training and education. I am the co-author of Community Builder: Designing Communities for Change and The 90 Day Action Planner, a Kickstarter backed planner for creative entrepreneurs. I provide support in various areas related to ideation, curriculum design, community building and personal development. As an avid firestarter, I have co-founded initiatives like Neurodiversity Education Academy, an online platform providing awareness, education and support for teachers, parents and students on the topic of Neurodiversity, Shift Foundation, an organisation for real life learning and awareness based collective action and also established Community Rituals, a training and support platform to enable leaders to understand the language of rituals in communities. My intention is to support fellow community weavers, transformational leaders and impact driven NGOs, to design impactful and transformative programs and design connected and engaged communities.

I’d like help with…

Connecting with fellow community builders, weavers, founders, changemakers

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

I love thinking in frameworks and models. My mind can easily put pieces of ideas, thoughts and insights together and create compelling strategy, yet for the life of me, I can’t work on a 100 piece jigsaw puzzle 😂

I live in


A career highlight

When I received an impact report to one of the programs I wrote and the foundation shared that the program was already used by 1million children worldwide.




Joined Guild

Feb 22, 2022