Vice President of Strategic Outreach, Refugees International
Cindy Huang is the child of immigrants from China
Fellowship awarded to support work towards a PhD in Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley
Cindy Huang is vice president of strategic outreach at Refugees International. She develops and leads initiatives to build local, state, and national support for improved protection and outcomes for displaced people—both in the United States and around the world.
As a senior executive in government and nonprofit sectors, Cindy has spearheaded major policy and outreach initiatives on pressing global issues—including forced displacement, food security, and conflict prevention—and led high-performing teams at the State Department, Millennium Challenge Corporation, Center for Global Development, and Doctors Without Borders.
She holds a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, an MPA from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, and a B.A. in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale University. Cindy, a second-generation Chinese American, grew up in Wheaton, IL and now lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children.