Timi Lindsay



Captain Timika Lindsay has 30 years of exceptional military service at the US Naval Academy. Over the last four years, she served as the senior advisor to the Naval Academy Superintendent on all matters regarding Inclusion and Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Equal Employment Opportunity for over 6,000 students and faculty. She delivered the first Diversity and Inclusion strategy plan for the Academy. 

She also provided Title IX oversight for 33 Division I sports teams and directly supported leadership, organization, financial administration, recruiting and operations of two Division I sports (Football and Men’s Basketball) serving as the institution’s team officer representative.

She is the proud mother of Eric Jr. (USNA ‘25) and Elise (USNA ’23), making them the first black mother-daughter to attend USNA

Certifications & Education

Focus Areas

  • Meaningful Conversations and Listening Sessions
  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Military and Veterans Affairs
  • EEO and Anti-Harassment
  • Anti-Bullying Best Practices (Adult)
  • Certified Coach in Worksytle Communications (MBIT, DISC)

Most Requested Presentations

  • Understanding Intent vs Impact – A deeper look into Unconscious Bias, Stereotypes and Microaggressions
  • What is DEI?  Why is DEI necessary? 
  • How can I create an inclusive environment where individuals feel they belong?  
  • The American Dream Game – Why isn’t everyone where I am?

Awards & Recognition

  • Legion of Merit (2)
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (3)
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4)
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2)
  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal.

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