Lindsey Doyle leads InterAction’s work on climate change, having joined the team in 2017. Lindsey guided the creation and launch of InterAction’s NGO Climate Compact with more than 85 NGOs in 2020 and oversees its multiple tracks of implementation. These include climate advocacy toward the U.S. government, U.S. Congress, United Nations, and development finance institutions, climate mainstreaming in relief and development programs, and sustainability efforts to reduce emissions across NGO operations.
Prior to InterAction, Lindsey served in the U.S. Department of State where she designed and implemented interagency strategies and programs on a range of diplomatic and development issues. Within U.S. foreign policy, her areas of expertise include conflict prevention and peacebuilding, civil society engagement, U.S.-Latin America relations, and cultural diplomacy.
In 2017, Lindsey co-founded MAP, a social enterprise to address refugee unemployment in the creative sector. She has experience in building strategic partnerships, change management, fundraising, and monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) within non-profits and government, and has worked in South Africa, Nicaragua, Argentina, Costa Rica, and Sweden. Her writing is featured in the Journal of Peace Research, and she has a book slated for publication with New Degree Press in Spring 2021.
Lindsey’s work has been recognized through a Martin Henricksson Holmdahl Award for the Promotion of Human Rights, Hartley B. and Ruth B. Barker Endowed Rotary Peace Fellowship, and a U.S. Department of State Superior Honor Award. She holds an M.S. in Peace and Conflict Research from Uppsala University in Sweden and a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She speaks Spanish and is originally from Los Angeles, California.