Her work focuses on using insights from behavioral science and rigorous evaluation to improve state and federal government operations, policies, and programs. She is based in Washington, D.C. Lindsay’s prior roles at BIT include leading portfolios of work pertaining to education, children, youth and families, both domestically and internationally.
Lindsay’s policy areas of interest include education, child welfare, child development, tax, labor, and military affairs. In 2018, she served as a Senior Fellow for Casey Family Programs, the nation’s largest operating foundation dedicated to safely reducing the need for foster care and building stronger communities and families in the United States.
Lindsay previously worked for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on his Performance Management Team, and for the governments of Australia, the United Kingdom, and Somaliland on science policy and education. She holds a BA in Psychology and Neuroscience from Williams College, where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, an MPhil from Cambridge University in Psychology and Neuroscience in Education, and an MPP from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.