Lindsay Newman is a non-profit consultant and development associate with over a decade of international and localized work. She has dedicated her life to empowering stories and capacity building within communities. She holds a BA in English Literature from Colorado State University and a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. Following her undergraduate studies, while living in New Zealand and Australia, she worked alongside local and cultural NGO’s. Her work includes strategic partnerships with organizations working as a change-maker with indigenous youth, animal rights, political advancement and environmental justice. She has worked directly with executive directors, private foundations and board chairs, encouraging increased performance capacity and strategic direction. Lindsay also works for the Colorado Nonprofit Association in partnership engagement, where she is works on bringing together individuals and businesses with Colorado nonprofits. She has a keen eye for design and layout and works closely with marketing and publication teams on specialized projects. She is a cofounder of American Canary, a nonprofit that utilizes the power of short films depicting the radical visionaries to enhance social change and foster humanity and beauty within the world.