Lindsay Scola

Director of Strategic Communications and Social Impact
Friends At Work

Lindsay Scola has been invested in creating social and political change since elementary school. Lindsay began her career working for Congressman Adam Smith in his Washington, DC office. In 2007, moved to Iowa to work on Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign, later joining the national Advance staff and joining his 2009 administration as the Director of Scheduling at the Department of Energy. Lindsay spent multiple years with the Obama Administration doing Advance work for the White House, working with Ambassador Susan Rice at the US Mission to the UN and running First Lady Michelle Obama’s Advance operation the 2012 election. In 2016, Lindsay took a jump out of politics, merging her love of entertainment and social good, specifically to work on Television moving the social needle. Since then as the Head of Social Impact at Friend at Work, a music management company based in LA, she works with artists like John Legend and Lindsay Stirling to help them align their art with purpose.



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