As Principal, Cultural Attractions and Research at Thinkwell Group, Cynthia is responsible for leading the educational and content development for museums, zoos, aquariums, and cultural events. Cynthia has twenty years of experience in strategic and creative development, with a particular focus on inclusive and equitable design which meaningfully engages guests in challenging content and effects long-term behavioral change.

Awards & Background

2018 ASTC Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award for Leadership, non-CEO
2013 Thea Award for Outstanding Attraction
2012 Thea Award for Outstanding Museum Exhibit
2011 Event Design Award for Best Museum Environment

Eastern Board Member, Themed Entertainment Association
Past Chair, Traveling Exhibition Network
Former member, IAAPA Museum and Science Center Committee

Master of Science, Genetics, University of Chicago
Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Williams College