Lindsey Reichlin Cruse is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Lindsey manages IWPR’s research and advocacy projects under the Student Parent Success Initiative, which promotes awareness of, access to, and success in higher education for college students who are parents. She also contributes to IWPR’s research on workforce development and on global women’s issues, including a study on the business case for private sector provision of child care support, and a project examining how incorporating women’s voices into policy and urban design could contribute to more inclusive, sustainable cities. Lindsey has presented IWPR research at numerous events and conferences, including serving as a panelist on private sector strategies to promote work-family balance at UNDP’s Third Global Forum on Business for Gender Equality and as a keynote speaker at the 2017 Student Parent Success Symposium. An expert on access to postsecondary education, Lindsey has been quoted in several outlets including The Washington Post, Refinery29, the National Journal, and Market Watch. Prior to joining IWPR, Lindsey held positions at the Aspen Institute’s Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health and at Global Policy Solutions in Washington, D.C. Lindsey has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.