Dr. Cynthia Drakeman is the founding CEO of DoubleXEconomy, a research and strategy consulting firm dedicated to advancing women’s economic empowerment. Previously, Cindy spent ten years developing funding and partnership opportunities for some of the world’s greatest cultural institutions including Oxford University and the American Museum of Natural History. DoubleXEconomy now has projects underway in the US, EU, Africa, and the Middle East. Cindy serves on the Advisory Committee of the Sanctuary for Culture Foundation, and as a Trustee for the National Cathedral Choral Society. She has an AB from Princeton University, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford.