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Country Chair: Cindy Godwin

United Kingdom

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Cindy Godwin

Country Chair For United Kingdom

Throughout her career, Cindy has worked with visionary leaders on exciting transformations in professional services firms and educational institutions. She is currently Head of Social Responsibility at AlixPartners, the global management consulting firm and, through the firm’s membership of the World Economic Forum, served on the Global Future Council on Systemic Inequalities & Social Cohesion and is currently the Global Future Council on Equity & Social Justice.

Cindy joined Global Dignity as our UK Country Chair in 2020, and was appointed to Global Dignity’s Board in 2021. Alongside fellow Board members Matthias Bosch and Giovanna Mingarelli, she is co-leading development of a new pillar: Dignity in the Workplace. Our goal is to support company employees in becoming dignity ambassadors and becoming high-level inclusive leaders, by inspiring young people to put dignity into action in schools and community-based youth groups. If you are interested in getting involved, please be in touch.

Born a first-generation Italian-American, Cindy studied in the US, France and the UK. She has lived over half her life in London with her British husband. Passionate about creating partnerships with brave people and projects which break new ground, through work and love of learning, Cindy has travelled to over 65 countries, observing the challenges and opportunities for deeper education between generations to improve cultural inclusion and integration. Prior to joining Global Dignity, Cindy was on the Board of Global Kids, a not-for-profit organization that empowers and inspires youths in Houston, New York and Washington DC to reach university and develop as leaders in their communities and around the world.