Lindsay Coates

President, InterAction

Lindsay Coates is the President of InterAction. Lindsay serves on board of the Global Health Council, the steering committee of the World Bank Global Partnership for Social Accountability, the Obama administration’s Task Force on Global Poverty and the Board of Episcopal Relief and Development.
She has served as the COO of Population Action International, which advocates for access to family planning services and began her career as a civil rights lawyer in Mississippi. From 2008-2009, Lindsay was a nonresident Fellow of Seminar XXI, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for International Studies. She holds a JD from the University of Mississippi, a BA magna cum laude from the University of the South at Sewanee.