Lindsay has worked in youth development and education on the South Side of Chicago for the past six years. She currently teaches history in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. She's a year-round commuter, cyclocross and gravel racer for Ten Speed Hero, and Rapha lady. In her spare time, Lindsay is a mentor for both the Institute of Politics’ Women in Public Service program and Chicago Scholars, and serves on the advisory board of SXSWed. She holds a BA, MA, and PhD in political science, all from the University of Chicago.