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Cynthia Knapek, Leadership Louisville Center

Learning Session: Scale Up, Skill Up

Cynthia Knapek has been an active civic leader in Louisville for 20 years. In 2012, she was named President of the Leadership Louisville Center. Cynthia was named to Business First’s Top 40 Leaders Under 40 in 2001 and received the Citizen Laureate award in 2013 from the Younger Women’s Club. Cynthia was a founding member and the first President the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL). Cynthia is active in several community organizations and serves on the boards of Louisville Downtown Partnership and Greater Louisville Inc. (chamber of commerce). She’s also served on the boards of the University of Louisville Alumni Association, the Mayor’s Commission on Public Art and the Catholic Education Foundation. She has a Master’s degree from the University of Louisville. Cynthia serves as the board chair for the international Association of Leadership Programs.