Tune in to WOL 1450 AM, 95.9 FM and WOL Livestream on Thursday, November 2 at 10:30 am EDT for Everything Co-op, hosted by Vernon Oakes. This week Vernon interviews Cynthia Pinchback-Hines, PhD. Vernon and Cynthia will discuss her involvement in the co-op movement as a Racial Justice Educator and Co-op Developer at Co-op Cincy, and other nonprofits she is involved with.
Dr. Pinchback-Hines has a professional career spanning four decades. She is a community activist and organizer, educator, organizational development consultant, diversity leader, entrepreneur and board member to several non-profits, including Co-op Cincy. Her primary roles at Co-op Cincy is managing and facilitating Power in Numbers: Black Co-op U, a 14-week intensive training program designed to help launch and support Black-led worker-owned cooperatives.
Cynthia holds a PhD. in Educational Leadership for Higher Education. She has taught at Virginia State University, Delaware State University, and served as Associate Dean of African American Affairs & Ethnic Services at Northern Kentucky University, where she provided academic, cultural, and social support to African American students. In addition, she has presented at numerous professional conferences and conducted countless workshops. The Cincinnati Enquirer named her one of the ten most influential educators in Cincinnati and presented her with a Diversity Leadership Award for her achievements at Cognis Corporation.