Cindy Lung serves as the program associate for the Education team, contributing to the regional program strategy to advance a new vision of secondary success in New England. Her work includes supporting Barr’s multi-year initiative to improve secondary outcomes for New England youth who are off track to graduate, as well as helping plan and execute new efforts to catalyze school and program innovation and collaboration across the region.
A first-generation, low-income high school and college graduate born to immigrant parents, Cindy is passionate about expanding opportunities for more students to connect to success, in and beyond high school.
Cindy Lung joined Barr in 2015 following international experiences in research and teaching as a Henry Luce Scholar in Taiwan and a Fulbright Scholar in Kosovo. She graduated from Brown University with a master’s degree in urban education policy and bachelor’s degree in education studies and sociology.
Having explored dozens of countries worldwide, Cindy is an avid traveler and "couchsurfer" who spends her free time in Boston consumed by wanderlust.