Cynthia Dickens

Cynthia Dickens is a human resources professional who currently works and has worked for a number of Fortune 500 companies. She earned a master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations at Loyola University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She was honored as the 2011 HR Executive of the Year by the Chicago Association of Minority Recruiters (CAMR). She sits on the board of the Martin Luther King Jr. Boys and Girls Club, as the nominating committee vice president. She is a sponsor and mentor of LINK Unlimited in Chicago, which is a mentoring and college preparatory organization assisting disadvantaged African-American high school students throughout high school. She gives to a number of charities such as the American Red Cross, Interfaith House, Loyola University Chicago, By the Hand, International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, and a number of church ministries. She is a member of a great ministry in Chicago. She served on the board of CAMR and was past chair of the CAMR’s scholarship committee. The CAMR scholarship was named after Cynthia Dickens, who was instrumental in starting the CAMR scholarship program. Cynthia continues to mentor, coach, and counsel people in the areas of interviewing and resume writing, as well as provide career advice.