Lindsay Hyde American activist

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Lindsay Hyde

Lindsay Hyde (born 1982) is the founder and President of Strong Women, Strong Girls, Inc. (SWSG), a Massachusetts-based not-for-profit organization that helps at-risk girls in grades 3-5 build positive self-esteem and skills.

Hyde is a 2004 graduate of Harvard University, where she was a resident of Dunster House. She was named one of Glamour Magazine's "Top Ten College Women" in 2003 ([1]). She was named one of 2004s 10 'Outstanding Women" by the YWCA of Cambridge ([2]).

She was awarded the Seventeen Magazine National Youth Volunteerism Award.[3] She also received the National Grand Prize Re-Act Take Action Award ([4]). In June 2006, she received the Samuel S. Beard Award for Greatest Public Service by an Individual 35 Years or Under ([5]). In past years, the award has recognized individuals such as Lance Armstrong, Faith Hill, Sally Ride, Steven Jobs, Max Cleland and Peyton Manning.

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