Cinthia is a Project Manager supporting Hester Street’s rezoning and community resiliency projects in Brooklyn, Staten Island and Puerto Rico. Prior to this role, Cinthia served as the Special Assistant to the Commissioner of Health and a Project Manager at  theNYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where she managed the East Harlem Healthy Neighborhoods Fund Initiative – a project aimed at increasing access to fresh and affordable foods, enhancing the built environment, linking residents to services and bolstering economic opportunities.

Cinthia has over 10 years of public health and community engagement experience and is committed to working alongside communities of color and low-income communities to address health inequities and create opportunities where people can thrive. Cinthia holds a bachelor’s in Human Biology and an MPH in Social Behaviors and Community Health from the University at Albany. She is currently pursuing a Master’s of Urban Planning at New York University.