Lindsay Torrico



Director of Policy and Advocacy

United Way Worldwide


Lindsay Torrico is the Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy at United Way Worldwide. Lindsay fights to improve education, increase job opportunities and empower individuals to be active and engaged members in their communities. She has led grassroots advocacy campaigns to expand quality early learning for children, fight against funding cuts for critical public services and call for an end to human trafficking in our generation.

Lindsay has dedicated her career in the nonprofit and government sectors to advocating for the most vulnerable children and families. As a legislative correspondent and aide for United State Senator John Kerry, she spearheaded legislation to provide stable housing to youth who are aging out of foster care. She also worked on education and social policy at the local level at City Year-Los Angeles, where she developed its five-year government relations strategy, and at the office of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, where she coordinated a county-wide literacy campaign for students.

Lindsay serves on the Board of Directors for Nonprofit VOTE and the Board of Trustees for the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution. Lindsay holds a B.A. in Government from the University of Virginia, and a Masters in Public Policy with a concentration in Urban and Social Policy from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).

Check out our presenter Q&A with Lindsay.

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