Cynthia Lang is a seasoned fundraiser and connector, coordinates engagement activities and strategic conversations with colleagues in the Bay Area and globally. She has deep familiarity with Brazil, its business culture and language; a keen interest in promoting social enterprise work. Many of Cindy’s Brazilian interests relate to Afro Brazilian engagement, advocacy and mentoring. In 2013, Cindy founded Go to Girl Brazil, the umbrella organization under which all her Brazilian ventures and interests fall.
Cindy serves on the Board of Action for India and Sustainable Conservation’s Advisory Board. Cindy is a Mentor at the Miller Center Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI).
Cindy also has strong philanthropic ties to Stanford, having served on the Stanford Associates Board of Governors, the Humanities and Sciences Council and currently on the Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS) Advisory Board. She has been part of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars selection team since its Inaugural class and is a Stanford OVAL volunteer, interviewing prospective freshmen applicants from Brazil. In 2017, Cindy joined the Black Angel Tech Fund Team as National Market Captain and Special Advisor.
Cindy received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University in French and English Literatures and her MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School. She uses her skills to create socially and environmentally responsible infrastructures and is a certified professional diversity coach credentialed in the Designing Your Life framework and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.