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Benya Kraus

Lead For Minnesota, Executive Director
LFA Co-Founder

Hometown: Waseca, MN

Benya, a Tufts University graduate hailing from Bangkok and Minnesota, combines her international experience as a board member with Amnesty International USA and local community work as a former Minneapolis Urban Scholar to convene local stakeholders around an abundance framework for community development.


Benya tirelessly invests in the young talent, leadership, and networks needed to establish locally-rooted and globally-oriented change-making.


Benya loves musical theater, camping, and road trips.