Ms. Cynthia Liston

Ms. Cynthia ListonCynthia Liston joined the Endowment in August 2014 as its first Program Officer. Prior to that she served as Associate Vice President for Policy Research & Special Projects at the North Carolina Community College System Office, where she led comprehensive developmental education redesign across the state and served as a policy lead for Completion by Design. Cynthia also founded and served as principal of CD Liston Consulting, after an extensive career in research and consulting for Regional Technology Strategies, a national economic and workforce development policy non-profit. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her masters of public policy from Georgetown University.

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