Lindsay Hawthorne, M.S., B.A. 

Communications Coordinator

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Lindsay Hawthorne has an M.S. in Nonprofit Management from Northeastern University, with a concentration in Social Media and Digital Communications. While pursuing her degree at Northeastern, Lindsay worked as the Administrative Secretary for the School Health Academy, planning and coordinating continuing education conferences, workshops, webinars and online programs. Lindsay has worked as a Communications Consultant and volunteer for several nonprofits. She served as the Media Intern for SurvJustice, a D.C.-based nonprofit providing legal advocacy for survivors of sexual assault on campuses across the country. Lindsay also interned with the MA Governor's Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, and with the international Oak Foundation, while pursuing her undergraduate degree in International Relations with a minor in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Boston University. 

Lindsay has been advocating to end sexual abuse and other interpersonal violence since she was in high school, and she enjoys furthering the communications and prevention efforts of MassKids. Lindsay understands the devastating impact that sexual abuse has on survivors' lives, and believes that child abuse can be prevented through education and advocacy.