Skoll Foundation


Lindsey Fishleder

Lindsey Fishleder
Program Manager, Skoll Awards and Community

As a member of the Skoll World Forum team, Lindsey Fishleder builds content and manages speaker engagement for the premier international platform for advancing social entrepreneurship, which takes place annually in Oxford, England.  Lindsey collaborates with contributors to design a program that unites essential partners and ensures continued dialogue on innovating, accelerating and scaling entrepreneurial solutions to social issues.

Prior to joining the Skoll Foundation, Lindsey gained professional experience at both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. She began her career in the Chicago office of Starcom Worldwide, the marketing and media arm of the advertising agency, Leo Burnett. There she managed the communications strategies and investments for multiple, high-profile consumer brands. Lindsey also worked in development at a number of Chicago-area nonprofits, where she planned and executed fundraising campaigns to magnify the reach and impact of the organizations’ initiatives. As an Education Pioneers Fellow with the Doris and Donald Fisher Fund during business school, Lindsey shaped a social media plan for KIPP: Knowledge is Power Program, a national network of charter schools dedicated to educating students in underserved communities.

Lindsey graduated from Northwestern University with a BS in Communications. She holds an MBA from Duke University, where she served on the Executive Cabinets of the Net Impact Club and the Association of Women in Business. Lindsey is currently a member of the Young Professional Advisory Council for The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation.


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