CETI

Cindy Cooper

Cindy Cooper

Impact and Equity-driven Leader, Innovator, and Educator

For more than 20 years, Cindy has cultivated social and environmental impact across academic, philanthropic, business, and entrepreneurship fields. As a Program Officer for The Lemelson Foundation, Cindy leads higher education initiatives to galvanize and support equitable and inclusive student participation in invention and innovation and Engineering for One Planet, an initiative to integrate tenets of environmental sustainability across engineering disciplines. Cindy is the co-founder of the world's first online platform for Spanish lessons by videoconferencing, www.SpeakShop.org, and co-founded and led social innovation programs at Portland State University.