Cynthia is an honors student studying International Affairs at George Washington University. As a first-generation American raised in the Southeastern United States, Cynthia grew up witnessing inequality throughout her community and abroad, which led her to develop a commitment to global citizenship, human rights, and youth empowerment at an early age—a commitment that motivated her to serve as a lifelong advocate for the UN and its vital work.
Cynthia brings nearly seven years of experience as a leader at UNICEF USA and previously served on their National Council. She has interned in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Department of Transportation, and U.S. Small Business Administration. Previously, Cynthia served as a Fellow at the Embassy of France in the United States and the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia.
This year, Cynthia hopes to continue bridging the gap between youth and the UN by elevating young people’s voices, building community within the UNA-USA youth and student network, and supporting youth leaders across the United States.