Cinthia is a Project Manager supporting Hester Street’s public health, resiliency and community engagement projects across New York City and Puerto Rico. Prior to this role, Cinthia served as the Special Assistant to the Commissioner of a Health and a Project Manager at NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where she managed the East Harlem Healthy Neighborhoods Fund Initiative – a project aimed to increase access to fresh and affordable foods, enhance the built environment, link residents to services and bolster 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.