How do we integrate wisdom from other cultures into our public policy? What makes a good leader? Cynthia Ruiz has a unique perspective that blends teachings from her Latina and indigenous backgrounds. She knows how important it is for leaders to be in touch with what they value in life. Join us for an inspiring conversation on leadership, spirituality and how we can make a difference with Cynthia Ruiz.

About the Guest

Cynthia M. Ruiz is an Author, Professor, Commissioner, Inspirational Speaker and Leadership expert. Receiving over 50 accolades and awards for her leadership and service to Los Angeles.  She currently serves as a Los Angeles City Commissioner overseeing a multibillion-dollar pension portfolio for City employees.

Cynthia has over twenty years of experience teaching and public speaking She appeared in the movie Discover the Gift with his Holiness the Dalai Lama and Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith. For more information visit