Cynthia has 10+ years of experience educating and training adults in psychology, economic empowerment, gender inequities, and domestic violence. She taught at Chicago State University, Truman College, and Kennedy-King College. She has worked with CPS educators and administrators for 4 years as a restorative practices coach. Cynthia has provided counseling services to adolescents in the Chicago Public School System to provide support with achieving their behavioral and academic goals. Cynthia previously worked for the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago as the Director for their Economic Empowerment Services. She served as a manager for the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women of the United Method Church, where she provided resources and assisted with trainings on harassment and gender inequalities nationwide.
Additionally, Cynthia has 5 years experience coaching and providing case management for underemployed adolescents and adults at the Job Center in Evanston. Lastly, she worked as the Coordinator of Chicago State University’s Masters in Counseling Program.
Cynthia is a life-long learner who enjoys adult education and training, reading, traveling, crafting, fine arts, and worship arts.