About the Author

Lindsay Knight, PhD
Social Impact Writer

Lindsay is a self-proclaimed applied social impact geek with ten years of on-the-ground expertise in youth and community engagement strategy; applied research; program design, scaling, and evaluation; and all things bikes. She received my PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago, with an area focus on civic responsibility, institutional change, and research methodologies.

Her work has been recognized with awards and fellowships from the Mellon Foundation, the Marguerite Casey Foundation, and the United Nations - Chicago for achievements in "Innovation, Industry, and Infrastructure" in social development.