As Editorial Lead for the Gensler Research Institute, Cindy leads the editorial direction for the Institute’s signature publications, including its global Workplace Surveys, City Pulse Surveys, and Climate Action Through Design reports. Cindy has achieved a diverse range of experience working within leading design firms, as well as strategic services and design publishing. McGraw-Hill published her first book, The Interior Design Handbook of Professional Practice. Cindy holds a faculty position in the Department of Architecture and Interior Architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2010, she was named a Design Future Council Senior Fellow. Cindy earned a BIA in Interior Architecture from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Master in Design Methods from IIT/Institute of Design.