Assistant Director, Programming and Public Engagement

Lindsey Forte joins J Street after graduating from the University of Chicago, where she majored in Political Science and minored in Human Rights.  During her time in college, she also spent a quarter studying Civilizations and Arabic in Jerusalem through Hebrew University, where she explored the region and gained a grounding in its’ history and modern political issues.  Previously, she has interned with both the University of Chicago Community Service Center and Peace Corps, working with volunteering programs and social justice initiatives.  Lindsey was born in Massachusetts, grew up in North Carolina, and now lives in Washington, DC.