Lyndsay Joy Levingston is a multimedia personality, host, speaker, published writer, breast cancer surviveHER, awareness advocate and founder of SurviveHER. Her vast portfolio includes experience as a television news anchor, reporter, host and producer.

Lyndsay graduated with honors from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. She is an active and proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

"My God-given purpose is to ignite joy."

Lyndsay was diagnosed with Stage 2B triple-negative breast cancer in July 2019. She underwent 15 rounds of chemotherapy, a double mastectomy, breast reconstruction and removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes, a preventative measure as a BRCA 1 gene mutation carrier. She was confirmed cancer-free in February 2020.

In October 2020, she founded SurviveHER, a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to inform, inspire, and empower a community of breast cancer SurviveHERs and women. It aims to optimize the ‘breast’ health outcomes and reduce the social determinants of health. The organization has touched the lives of more than 500 women since its inception.

Her inspirational story of surviveHERship has been featured across numerous media outlets including ESSENCE magazine, NBC News, Revolt TV, and OprahMag.com (now Oprah Daily).

SurviveHER has received numerous accolades and recognition for its community impact via national proclamations from U.S. Representatives Sheila Jackson Lee and Hakeem Jeffries. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaimed October 6 “SurviveHER Day” in the city.

speaker & host

The Houston native is a highly sought-after speaker who lends her voice and talents to various community, corporate and social engagements.

Lyndsay is a passionate breast cancer awareness advocate and serves as a moderator, host and panelist in community, corporate and nonprofit settings.


As an experienced writer and journalist, Lyndsay contributes to various media publications including ESSENCE and Essence.com.

Her latest contribution, "Sisters in Survivorship," can be found in the October 2022 issue of ESSENCE.

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