Cynthia López Pérez is a Xicana operatic soprano, administrator, DEI&B consultant, and educator. She is the Executive Director and Co-founder of Latina Women in Opera, an organization dedicated to promoting and supporting femme-identifying Latina, and non-binary & gender non-conforming Latinx. Cynthia is an alumna of Boston Conservatory at Berklee with a Master of Music degree in Opera Performance. As an arts professional, she is dedicated to championing Latinx representation with intentionality, centering Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) within the community in the classical music industry. She has co-curated several concerts in New York City dedicated to highlighting social injustice issues and political crises affecting Latinx in both Latin America and the United States, raising funds for non-profits such as Raíces and SOS Venezuela. She has had the pleasure of combining her work as a professional in the arts and activist through concert work, lectures, panel discussions, and community outreach. She firmly believes that at the heart of leadership work is community, collaboration, and connection.