Part of our mission from day one has been to share our insights with the media in effort to reduce stigma around mental health.
We’d love to connect you to one of our experts in mental health, data science, and social good. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are covering suicide, mental health, sexual assault or any other crisis issue, please consider including us as a resource using this language: Text CRISIS to Crisis Text Line at 741741 for free support, 24/7.
Nancy Lublin, CEO and Co-Founder
Nancy Lublin, CoFounder & CEO, is a serial social entrepreneur. Crisis Text Line is her third successful venture. She founded Dress for Success, which helps women transition from welfare to work in more than 150 cities in 20 countries. She then became CEO of DoSomething.org, which she grew from zero members to nearly 5 million. She studied politics at Brown University, political theory at Oxford University, and has a law degree from NYU.
Bob Filbin, Chief Data Scientist
Bob Filbin is our Chief Data Scientist and Co-Founder. Bob specializes in the application of behavioral psychology to questions of data collection, analysis, and reporting, to make sure data leads to strategic actions.
Bob has given keynote lectures on using data to drive behavioral change at the YMCA National CIOs Conference, NFAR Summit, and SXSW. He has written for the Harvard Business Review and Medium, and was named one of the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 40 Under 40 in 2016 who are making their mark in the nonprofit world. He lives in NYC. Fun fact: the conference rooms at our HQ are named after the Hogwarts houses and inspired by Bob’s love for Harry Potter!
Ashley Womble, MPH – Head of Communications
Ashley Womble, MPH, is a writer and mental health advocate who oversees all things communications and marketing for Crisis Text Line. Crisis Text Line provides free support at your fingertips, 24/7. As Head of Communications, Ashley frequently speaks about Crisis Text Line’s innovative service and data. Before joining Crisis Text Line, Ashley ran communications and marketing at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Fountain House, and Phoenix House. Ashley is the author of “Everything Is Going to Be OK: A Real Talk Guide to Living Well with Mental Illness.”