About Lindsayksaunders

Lindsay K. Saunders is a communications and outreach public servant during the day and has been freelance writing and editing for 7 years. She is passionate about a number of things surrounding the development of content including branding, content strategy, design of documents and webpages, and the importance of communicating complex information creatively. Outside of communications, Lindsay devotes her time to advocacy for social justice issues tied to poverty, women's rights, racial justice issues, and above all: inequality.

Ambassadors, Earthquake, & Drills

Originally sent to my newsletter subscribers on November 5, 2017. PSA: This week is municipal election week. I'm not sure about everyone, but there's a runoff for Mayor in Raleigh, NC. Please GET OUT and VOTE. I submitted my absentee ballot last week. Power Africa: Launch of the Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia (From Top: [...]

By | November 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Farewell America, I’m onto Zambia

Originally written and shared with my email newsletter subscribers on October 30, 2017. Lindsay Adventures, on to ZamLife This newsletter will help me stay in touch and share the journey of life in Zambia, explorations of an expat, and learning as I work for USAID at an American Embassy. Thank you for all your encouragement, advice, support, [...]

By | November 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Career Change for USAID Communications & Outreach Service at an Embassy

Lindsay Saunders Speaking Many of you know me as Lindsay K. Saunders, in Raleigh, North Carolina, devoted to communication, storytelling, and outreach, but also activism. I hope you also know that I am someone deeply devoted to making a difference through the work I do. But what you, may wonder, is the change? [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Careers, Communications|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Zainab Baloch, Public Servant & Candidate

Women of all ages and backgrounds are pushing boundaries more than some realize. Women and the ways we we work are growing. As someone who’s fueled by culture and seeing change in communities through structures and social movements, I was thrilled to witness the fire in Zainab Baloch at a recent Raleigh Election Candidate Forum. [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Advocacy, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Sarah Beaulieu, Advisor & Speaker

This week is the 30th story of Women & the Ways We Work. I decided to reach out to some people I didn't really know, but found interesting. One of those people was Sarah Beaulieu. I realized she was posting some interesting things on Twitter and found myself watching her TED Talk: An Uncomfortable Conversation Worth Having [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Advocacy, Careers, Communications|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: 700 Rivers, Fashion Designers

700 Rivers Designers: Divya & Catherina This week’s Women & the Ways We Work story is debuting a new style and with two really creative women -- Catherina “Cathy” Gomes and Divya Ramaswamy -- in one interview. They are fashion designers! Another side of me, which many in my professional circle don’t know [...]

By | July 22nd, 2017|Advocacy, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Brie Reynolds, Career Specialist

About a month ago, I came across some of the articles Brie Weiler Reynolds has written and shared on LinkedIn. Now, I'd never met Brie, but I quickly realized how passionate she was about using creating and using good content to help people in their careers. I loved her "How Leaning Out Helped Me Lean In" piece [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Advice, Careers, Communications|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Sarah Preston, Executive Director

A few months back, I was talking with my State Representative, Cynthia Ball, about my interest in connecting with other organizations and people who were making change in our communities. I mentioned my passion for inequality and women. She recommended I talk to Sarah Preston so I reached out and asked if she'd be willing to [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Ashley Maria, Filmmaker

Last year, I came across an instagram account for “Pioneers in Skirts,” not really knowing what it was except that it seemed like a cool project about women and their work. Since I am a woman storyteller, this seemed like an ideal concept for me to follow for some inspiration. Then I mentioned it to a [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

Women & the Ways We Work: Stephanie Gabryszak, IT Recruiter

There are many, many ways we connect with people these days and half of the people I know, I have met online through Meetup, LinkedIn, or Twitter. I still see those as wonderful opportunities for relationships. More stories. More things to learn. Story #25 in the Women & the Ways We Work series is one [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Careers, Feminism|0 Comments