Cynthia “Cindi” Love is a professional educator, human rights advocate & activist, tenured Fortune 500 corporate executive, award winning entrepreneur, digital futurist and author. She currently serves as the Executive Director of ACPA—College Student Educators International in Washington, DC. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she was the creator of the concept of APCA Video On Demand, the first global digital platform for professional and career development in student learning and development. http://videos.myacpa.org
She is a member of the Working Advisory Group to the US Secretary of State on Religion & Foreign Policy and serves as one of 95 Content Experts globally for the Diversity Collegium Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks project. Love is the editor for the GDIB adaptation for higher education. In 2016, she was the recipient of the Facilitator Award by Stetson University College of Law for her work to ensure safer campus communities.
She is a former senior executive of Soulforce as well as Executive Dean of the Dallas County Community College system. She was a senior executive of the New York Stock Exchange listed TORO Company (NYE: TTC) for five years after selling her company, ICSS, to TORO in 1995. ICSS created the first global digital platform for systems integration, support and on-line training for greens keepers and golf course superintendents using large turf controller environments. She also co-founded School Vision of Texas, the largest Apple Education Sales Agency from 1993-1995. She was named one of North America’s Top 50 Entrepreneurs by INC Magazine, Young Entrepreneur’s Organization and MIT in 1991 and was in the inaugural class of MIT’s Birthing of Giants program. She was a Visiting Investigator to NASA in 1995 in the area of environmental mortality indexing. She received the David Boehnett Fellowship to the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program for State & Local Officials.
She has a doctorate in educational administration from Texas Tech University and was a full fellowship recipient for her Masters in Education from Louisiana Tech and the Veteran’s Administration.
She is a Huffington Post blogger in the areas of education, race, religion and LGBT lives and has been an invited guest of three US Presidents in recognition of her advocacy work with underrepresented populations.