Lindsay Young

Teaching Fellow

Lindsay is the founder of the SisterGirl Collective, an organization that celebrates black women’s tradition of intergenerational gathering through storytelling. She has a passion for advocating for women and girls and sees storytelling as an effective tool for community healing, inspiration, action and understanding. She has over 12 years of professional experience that includes serving as legal counsel for financial institutions, acting as Executive Direction of a literacy and youth development non-profit in Ghana and advising startups companies, foundations and community organizations in strategy and operational matters. She also served as a Teaching Fellow for the University of Pennsylvania’s Ortner Center’s Executive Program in Leadership Strategy for Violence & Abuse Prevention. Lindsay holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, a B.A. in Political Science from Spelman College and an Executive Certificate in Social Impact Strategy from University of Pennsylvania.