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Getting To Know: Cynthia Ward

Cynthia Ward

Cynthia Ward

Job title:  Director, Employer Development & Relations, F. David Fowler Career Center at GWSB.

Job duties:  Working with a team to develop relationships with employers targeted by our students, and cultivating those relationships to increase hiring opportunities for students.

How long have you worked at GW:  Three months.

What’s best, so far, about working here:  It’s a very collaborative environment and fast-paced; there’s always a new challenge to keep things interesting.

What’s something your co-workers do not know about you:  I was the neighborhood ping-pong champion when I was a teenager.

Where did you grow up:  Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Family:  My husband, Sterling, and four wonderful seniors:  my mother, mother-in-law, father-in-law, and auntie.

Any hobbies?  Everything food – taking cooking classes, cooking, and entertaining.

What do you enjoy doing on the weekend:  Exploring new restaurants, then trying to recreate dishes.

Favorite vacation spots:  Los Angeles and Rhode Island (the whole state).

A favorite book:  The Lean Startup by Eric Ries.

A favorite movie:  The Out of Towners.

A favorite food:  Latin-Asian fusion cuisine.


Phone:  202-994-3071


Posted by gwsb on October 1, 2013 | Filed under: GWSB News.

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