Full Name
Cindy Santos
Job Title
Senior Associate for Strategic Partnerships
The Aspen Institute
Speaker Bio

Cindy Santos is a Senior Associate for Strategic Partnerships at the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions working on community power building, equity, collective impact, and strengthening philanthropic field practices that focus on community-centered grantmaking.

Previously, Cindy served as a Liaison at the Center for States, where she provided technical assistance and support to the child welfare systems in NY, NJ PR, and US Virgin Islands to conduct root cause and data analysis and increase organizational capacity to implement federal policy, develop effective strategies and implement scalable solutions.  Most recently, Cindy was a National Partnerships Advisor at Casey Family Programs, leading multiple national, state, and family court level initiatives to address systemic racism, increase cross-systems and multi-disciplinary collaboration, meaningfully engage those with lived expertise, improve child, family, and community well-being and advance equity in evaluation.

Cindy Santos