Lindsay Burr

Lindsay Burr

Lindsay Burr

CEO The Yarbrough Group

Lindsay, CEO of The Yarbrough Group, focuses on developing the next generation of leadership, helping organizations navigate the changing virtual workspace, bringing in the perspective of women and the experience of generations X and Y. She leads training in interpersonal, group, and organizational conflict resolution techniques; facilitates team development, and strategic planning; and coaches individuals so they can reach their full potential.

Lindsay graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Political Science and has her Masters from George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR). Her studies have focused on rebuilding governments following violent civil conflict and engaging women in peace building processes. She is a recent graduate of the Mastery level class of Polarity Thinking.

The majority of her work has been articulating the underlying motivation for peoples’ political involvement. Previously, she worked as the Senior Program Assistant for Governance at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) based in Washington, DC. Lindsay also served as the Development Director for the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict at George Mason University and a Researcher for the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI). Her background is in political campaigns and the impacts of policy. Currently she is consulting with the European Women’s Lobby on engaging women in economic development in Western Europe and is co-leading a session in Geneva, Switzerland for the United Nations Women on inclusion and diversity.

Lindsay lives in Washington, DC.