Cynthia Mehboob (she/her) is a development practitioner. She has worked in a range of senior roles within the higher education, public and not-for-profit sectors in Australia and Pakistan.
Before joining the ANU, Cynthia was the Project Lead for Monash Hands on Health; Monash University’s flagship equity and inclusion initiative which aims to widen tertiary education participation for students from underrepresented backgrounds. She also had a brief involvement with Mission Australia’s Communities for Children portfolio and World Vision’s 30-hour famine program in Malaysia.
Her PhD research centres on Australia’s cyber and critical technology aid engagement and cybersecurity capacity building initiatives, with a focus on countries in the South Pacific.