Cynthia Estremera

Cynthia is currently a PhD. Candidate in the department of English completing her dissertation around the racial politicization of blackness and Latina identity in the U.S. She was a teaching fellow for the First-Year Writing program in English and an adjunct Hip Hop Studies professor for five years at Lehigh University. Cynthia holds a B.A. in English from The Pennsylvania State University-Abington and a M.A. in English from Villanova University.

Cynthia Estremera is currenlty the Community Engagement and Marketing Associate who specializes in connecting the community with an impact consulting firm Strategy Arts. Cynthia is adept at working with a wide variety of community demographics to formulate beneficial solutions and communicate impact-driven goals. 

Cynthia is also an organizer for Sisters In Conference, a free conference designed to be a safe space for women of color to focus on their emotional, physical and intellectual well-being. She is an alumna of the 2016-17 Modern Language Association’s Connected Academics, a life member of Penn State’s Alumni Association, and a frequent presenter at professional and academic conferences. She is a mother of two boys of color, a poet, and Philly native. 


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