Going Against The Grain
: Cynthia Yung
Cynthia Yung, Executive Director of The Boone Family Foundation
Cynthia Yung currently serves as Executive Director of The Boone Family Foundation, a resource for social change.
In this role, she
is responsible for identifying and recommending grants for nonprofit organizations that focus on supporting programs which advance equity for women and girls, improve quality of life for children and promote environmental stewardship.
Ms. Yung also serves on advisory boards for The Real Estate Council Community Fund and Texas Women Ventures, Austin College GO!
Forum Advisory Council, Dallas ISD Literacy Campaign Committee and steering committees
for the Zero to Five Funders Collaborative and Commit!
Early Childhood Council
More than a decade of volunteer work on international mission trips and serving on nonprofit boards have paved the way for Ms. Yung's
transition from the corporate world to the nonprofit world.
A Telecom industry veteran, her
previous corporate career includes roles in sales, strategic marketing, manufacturing operations and finance for Nortel Networks
earned a Chartered Professional Accountant designation at Ernst & Young
and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Canada.
Check out news on Ms. Yung's
11/15/2014 National Facing Race conference in Dallas ends on a joyous and inspiring note. http://www.dallasnews.com/news/metro/20141115-new-ground-for-racial-equality.ece
11/13/2014 Editorial: A vein of optimism in Dallas attitudes on race. http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20141112-editorial-a-vein-of-optimism-in-dallas-attitudes-on-race.ece
Full Name: Cynthia Yung