Cindy Serrato was born in Mexico and raised in the United States southwest. She served two AmeriCorps terms under the National Civilian Community Corps (NCC) in Washington, D.C. Thereafter, she returned to Las Vegas where she earned a Bachelors degree in Anthropology from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Before saying goodbye to UNLV, she spent a semester abroad in Chengdu, China. She also had the privilege of participating in the National Education for Womens (NEW) Leadership, Nevada that furthered her feminist involvement on campus and in the community. Cindy completed her practicum at the Center for American Women and Politics as the NEW Leadership, NJ Program Assistant in 2007. Cindy's interests include women's leadership, leadership development, and munticultural education.
- Committee: Susan J. Carroll, Mary K. Trigg, and Mary S. Hartman
- Thesis/Practicum: Practicum: Lunch, Business Cards, and Skills Provided: Practicum Report to the Center for American Women and Politics with the Center for American Women in Politics (Rutgers University)