Cyndy Yu-Robinson is a ‘third culture kid’ who has Chinese parents, attended American schools, and spent her childhood in
Asia and her adult life in the Bay Area, Philadelphia, and Raleigh (since 2002). Her volunteer work has including caring for
patients’ families in the San Francisco General Hospital E.R., working overnight at a women’s shelter in Washington, D.C.,
and promoting Chinese culture in the Triangle. Cyndy has served on the boards of Triangle Area Chinese American Society, Sustainable NC,
and Leadership Triangle, and currently directs the leadership convention for the National Association of Asian American Professionals,
which has presence in 30 cities in North America. She has a Human Biology BA from Stanford and a MA in International Relations from UCSD.
Cyndy’s day job at AECOM relates to public engagement and community outreach on road, transit, and stormwater projects.