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Meet Cynthia Gomez
Meet Cynthia Gomez

Cynthia Carmina Gómez has spent the last 12 years working at Portland State University as a Senior Capstone instructor for University Studies teaching sustainability and social justice focused community-based learning courses to undergraduates.  During that time, she also worked for the Portland non-profit Latino Network, first as a a board member, then in direct service as a adjudicated youth educational advocate, and most recently, as the Director of Líderes, a civic engagement and leadership program. Formerly, Cynthia worked as the PSU Coordinator for the Oregon Leadership Institute, where she worked with college and high school Latino students in partnership with Portland Public Schools and the Oregon Council for Hispanic Advancement; worked for the non-profit Innovation Partnership; and operated her own consulting firm. She currently serves on the United Way Diversity Advisory Committee; is a Commissioner for the Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs and the Environmental Justice Task Force; and is a graduate of Leadership Portland Class 2012.