LINDSAY CLARKE is a social entrepreneur focused on global development and eduction. She holds a dual MA/MSc in international and world history from Columbia University and the London School of Economics, where she focused on post-colonial African history, studying the impact of foreign aid and relationships between states and the nomadic (or formerly nomadic) populations of the Sahel. Lindsay received her BA in sociology and French studies from Wesleyan University, and is an alumna of The School of International Training’s Culture and Development program in Cameroon. As an undergraduate, she focused on post-colonialism, globalization and the impacts of imperialism in Cameroon. At Wesleyan, Lindsay was the recipient of the Christopher Brodigan Award for public service in Africa. In 2006, while teaching English at a primary school in a rural Cameroonian village, Lindsay founded Breaking Ground, an international NGO based in Portland, Maine. The organization enables Cameroonians to address the self-identified needs of their communities by supporting locally initiated sustainable solutions. Lindsay served as Breaking Ground’s executive director for five years, and currently chairs the board of directors.