Cynthia is a domestic violence survivor and counselor who has worked in the role of Founder/Executive Director since 2002, providing direct services, support groups, and presentations around preventive and intervention education to abused and at-risk women & children in the surrounding communities that include schools, civic organizations, and faith-based institutions.
Cynthia has over 30 years of experience in the for-profit background with a career in business, project, and operations analysis.
Cynthia is the author of A Healing Of Your Memories: Understanding Your Past To Embrace Your Future; and also editor-in-chief of the online Magazine (TJO), which features stories of women and girls who have survived intimate partner violence.
Cynthia holds MBA and MA degrees and is currently working on her Doctorate in Business & Non-Profit Management. She holds certificates in domestic and sexual abuse training. She has training in Dynamics of Domestic Violence 101, Dynamics of Sexual Violence 101, Understanding Trauma & Sexual Assault, Navigating Victims Rights & Services in Missouri, and technical skills in app development, Systems Applications, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Data processing.
Cynthia is a public speaker on many platforms, including conferences, community and civic events, shelters, local area colleges, churches, news stations, and radio broadcasts. She is also a podcaster, hosting a monthly empowerment podcast, JADASA LiVE, every first Tuesday, streaming live on Facebook, YouTube, and eLations Blogtalk radio.