Lindsay is the co-founder of The Torchlight Collective, bringing nearly a decade of activism, organizing, and forceful optimism to her work with young people and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). She has served as an advocate and communicator at the intersection of youth mobilization, SRHR, movement-building, and global health. Prior to transitioning into consulting in August 2015, Lindsay worked for over three years as the Senior Manager of Youth Programs & Advocacy at Women Deliver, where she designed, led, and raised funds for the Young Leaders Program, and for four years in the global HIV response as the Program Manager with the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA). In addition to technical experience in youth participation, SRHR, global health, and human rights, Lindsay has demonstrated political advocacy and communications experience. She is the Senior Editor at, an online feminist publication, and her blogs have appeared on Huffington Post and RH Reality Check. 

Lindsay has a Master’s degree in Human Rights Studies from Columbia University, where she wrote her thesis on sex worker rights organizing, and a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire where she double-majored in English and Women’s Studies.