Lynne J. Davidson, PhD, MPA, is the President of Lynne J. Davidson, LLC, a company that assists nonprofits, foundations, and corporations in measuring the social value of their programs.
Until 2019, Lynne was the executive director of 2020 MicroClinic Initiative, a nonprofit that seeks to improve health outcomes and maternal and neonatal mortality rates in low-income countries. She has over 30 years of experience in academic administration, political science, policy analysis, equity and inclusion policy, and international development, and has served as an independent consultant to many organizations on issues of equity, poverty and microfinance.
Lynne was named one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine in 2016.
Lynne is a graduate of Northwestern University (BA in economics and political science), Princeton University (MPA in domestic policy analysis, School of Public and International Affairs), and the University of Rochester (PhD in political science).
Lynne lives in Chicago, IL, USA