Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Committed to health equity by addressing health disparities in Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood via placemaking and community engagement; committed to principles of social justice and advocacy.
MORE ABOUT CYNTHIA
Cynthia has both a personal and professional commitment and passion for advocacy, social justice, and equity. A daughter of Mexican immigrants who was born and raised in Watts, Cynthia witnessed and experienced first-hand systemic injustices, but also the strength in community. She sought academia as a protective factor and learned frameworks associated with her lived experiences.