Director, Center for Community and Civic Engagement
Sinda is Director of the Center for Community and Civic Engagement at Carleton College. Previously, Sinda was the Director of Member Engagement at Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact. She has a background in counseling, education, and social change work and is an experienced trainer and facilitator. Prior to this role, she managed the Speak Up! Speak Out! youth action civics initiative at The University of Texas at Austin’s Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life. Sinda holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Carleton College, is an alumna of HECUA, and has a master’s degree in social work from The University of Texas at Austin. She also views her service with AmeriCorps VISTA as a critical component of her education.