Lydia Hubert-Peterson is the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Democracy Forward.

Before joining Democracy Forward in 2023, Lydia served as the Executive Assistant to the CEO of the National Audubon Society. In this role she supported crucial conservation efforts across the hemisphere.

Originally from the state of Minnesota, Lydia worked for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in multiple capacities. Originally interning in her Minneapolis office and on her 2018 reelection campaign. In February 2021, Lydia joined the Senator’s Presidential Campaign where she traveled the country as a National Advance Organizer. After the Senator’s campaign ended, Lydia joined the Senator’s official office in D.C. where she served as a Staff Assistant and as the Senator’s Special Assistant.

Lydia received her B.A. in Political Science and Global Studies from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.