Cindy received her MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School and uses her skills to create social and environmentally responsible infrastructures. She maintains her deep connection to Stanford University as a member of its Humanities and Sciences Council and also serves on the Board of Sustainable Conservation and the Advisory Board of Embrace Global. An avid adventure traveler, Cindy co-founded an award winning eco-lodge in Montana. She has traveled extensively and has lived in France and Brazil. Cindy speaks Portuguese, French and conversational Spanish. She is thrilled to be able to bring her passions together through her work for the Urban Innovation Exchange.
Cindy combines her passion for Brazil and its people with her deep understanding of Brazilian culture to identify and fortify synergies between the US and Brazil in non-profit and for-profit endeavors. Cindy, a seasoned fundraiser and connector, coordinates engagement activities and strategic conversations with our colleagues in the Bay Area and all over the world.