2013 Nominee: Cynthia Hellen

The Mobilizer


As a passionately curious, socially-oriented entrepreneur, Cynthia creates positive, environmental, and social change. She is the Founder and CEO of Smplct Lab, a research and development lab that creates cross-cultural collaboration between artists, technologists, scholars, and citizens worldwide. Cynthia is also the Co-Founder and Executive Director of GIRLS WHO ROCK, an annual concert in NYC connecting entertainment, technology, and design communities to advocate for girls and education. Cynthia further supports young women in business through the Leadership Team at Young Women Social Entrepreneurs.