Cynthia J. Zapata

Cynthia J. Zapata

Administrative and Grants Assistant

651-523-6391
Cynthia is responsible for supporting the staff and grant seekers as the Administrative and Grants Assistant. She manages data and relationships and keeps the office running.

Cynthia J. Zapata is a Xicana, poet, and activist living in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has worked and partnered with organizations such as Centro Tyrone Guzman, Amherst Wilder Foundation, The Office of Governor Mark Dayton, and the Women's Foundation of Minnesota. She holds a BA from St. Olaf College in English and race and ethnic studies and is enrolled in the Master of Arts Creative Writing and Publishing program at the University of St. Thomas.