Lindsay Newman is a Colorado native who will be completing her Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University in 2017. After 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 with multiple strategic planning committees at the board and staff level. Lindsay also works with an international NGO that encourages environmental and cultural education through student exchange river trips. She has a keen eye for design and layout and worked closely with marketing teams leading up to public events and projects. Lindsay is deeply intrigued by linguistics and humanity, and she is excited to be working in such a specialized and advanced partnership to further the ethical improvement of organizations around the world.