Lindsay Newman is a Colorado native who recently completed her Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. After initially graduating from Colorado State University with a BA in English Literature and a minor in French, she spent a few years living abroad in France, New Zealand and Australia where she became involved in NGO arts and cultural events while meeting community organizers and travelling extensively. Her international experiences led her to a unique understanding of human interaction and culture inclusion and perspective that continue to influence her everyday life and work. Upon returning to the states, Lindsay began working with environmental organizations and continued her partnerships with film festivals in Telluride, Crested Butte, Wanaka and Byron Bay. A passion evolved for organizing events that brings individuals together for purposes of awareness, culture, empowerment and support. Currently Lindsay works for an African animal welfare organization that mitigates human-animal coexistence and is involved an international NGO that encourages environmental and cultural education through student exchange river trips. She has worked directly with executive directors of organizations, private foundations and board chairs, encouraging increased performance capacity and strategic direction. She has a keen eye for design and layout and worked closely with marketing and publication teams on specialized projects. Her work has led her to the developing stages of an emerging nonprofit based on community, compassion and advocate storytelling. Lindsay is deeply intrigued by linguistics and humanity, and she is excited to be working in such an advanced partnership to further the ethical improvement of organizations around the world.