Cynthia is a 36-year-old Marketing Specialist and Equity Policy Advisor. She has 10+ years of Marketing experience as a designer and cofounded Web Style Gurus a graphic design company. She has worked with high end minority owned companies, and nonprofit organizations. She founded the KPOPSEOULSHOP clothing company after discovering a need for plus-size KPOP merchandise. She also caters to the LGBTQI+ KPOP community. A portion of her earnings goes to mental illness awareness and world hunger organizations.
She is a dedicated philanthropist and is working with multiple organizations on the Board, Advisory Board, and volunteer positions dedicated to ending Long COVID and other chronic illnesses. As a Long Hauler, she has experienced systemic racism and discrimination as a Long COVID patient. She has been interviewed by Time Magazine, Bloomberg, and The Washington Post and has been featured on several news broadcasts. She also speaks to several organizations involved with health care reform.
Cynthia has spoken in front of Congress as an advocate for health equity and Long COVID funding. She has helped inform policy in both Congress and the National Institute of Health, specifically on minority research and equity inclusion.
She has joined WOAT to promote its mission of pushing equity forward. She believes stories like hers will help effect change in the medical and Public Health fields ensuring equity for all marginalized groups.
In her free time, she homeschools her son Aiden and encourages his many interests, including chess.