Lindsay Broyhill is the Communications Strategist and Manager at Ascend at the Aspen Institute. Lindsay comes to Ascend with strong experience raising awareness and funds on behalf of vulnerable children and families. Prior to joining Ascend, she was an Account Supervisor at Widmeyer Communications, the nation’s oldest communications firm with a dedicated PreK-12 education practice. At Widmeyer, Lindsay managed communications projects for early childhood education, education technology, and public health organizations and agencies. Previously, Lindsay served in outreach and development roles at Nurtury, a Boston-based early childhood education provider for low-income families. At Nurtury she led communications strategy and was responsible for executing an organization-wide re-branding effort, driving all digital outreach, and managing and supporting fundraising initiatives. The Greensboro, North Carolina native graduated from Cornell University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.