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Cynthia Owyoung

Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at Charles Schwab; Founder and CEO of Breaking Glass Forums

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Cynthia Owyoung Biography

Cynthia Owyoung is the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at Charles Schwab. Owyoung is also the founder and CEO of Breaking Glass Forums, which promotes and accelerates diverse leadership and organizations through consultation, leadership development, and alliance-building services. In 2016, Breaking Glass Forums launched the annual Women of Color Leadership Forum.

Owyoung has established and led diversity and inclusion initiatives for over 15 years at organizations both large and small, including GitHub, Yahoo, and Intuit. She is known for integrating a diversity and inclusion lens into all aspects of the business, from talent management to product development.

Prior to her calling in human resources, she also built a decade-long career as a brand strategist for leading global brands and advertising agencies, developing campaigns for Microsoft, Levi Strauss, and Apple.

She serves as the vice president of the board for Abilities United, a nonprofit that serves disabled people. Owyoung's passion for helping those with developmental disabilities stems from her experiences with her brother, who himself has developmental disabilities.

Owyoung earned an MBA in human resources from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in marketing and finance and psychology, both from the University of California, Berkeley.

Owyoung and her family live in the San Francisco Bay area.

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Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at Charles Schwab; Founder and CEO of Breaking Glass Forums

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Cynthia Owyoung Biography

Cynthia Owyoung is the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at Charles Schwab. Owyoung is also the founder and CEO of Breaking Glass Forums, which promotes and accelerates diverse leadership and organizations through consultation, leadership development, and alliance-building services. In 2016, Breaking Glass Forums launched the annual Women of Color Leadership Forum.

Owyoung has established and led diversity and inclusion initiatives for over 15 years at organizations both large and small, including GitHub, Yahoo, and Intuit. She is known for integrating a diversity and inclusion lens into all aspects of the business, from talent management to product development.

Prior to her calling in human resources, she also built a decade-long career as a brand strategist for leading global brands and advertising agencies, developing campaigns for Microsoft, Levi Strauss, and Apple.

She serves as the vice president of the board for Abilities United, a nonprofit that serves disabled people. Owyoung's passion for helping those with developmental disabilities stems from her experiences with her brother, who himself has developmental disabilities.

Owyoung earned an MBA in human resources from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in marketing and finance and psychology, both from the University of California, Berkeley.

Owyoung and her family live in the San Francisco Bay area.

Cynthia Owyoung Videos

  • Healing the Digital Divide | Cynthia Owyoung | TEDxUCDavisSF ...
    The tech industry knows it has a diversity problem but is it truly motivated to solve it? In this profound and engaging talk, Cynthia Owyoung draws...
  • Cynthia Owyoung | Turning Failures Into Innovations | Tech ...
    Cynthia Owyoung of Breaking Glass Forums delivers a solo talk at Change Catalyst's Tech Inclusion 2016 in San Francisco, California on October 26th,...

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  • How to book Cynthia Owyoung?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Cynthia Owyoung for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Cynthia Owyoung, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Cynthia Owyoung or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Cynthia Owyoung?

    Booking fees for Cynthia Owyoung, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Cynthia Owyoung, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Cynthia Owyoung?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Cynthia Owyoung for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Cynthia Owyoung for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Cynthia Owyoung or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Cynthia Owyoung or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Cynthia Owyoung is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Cynthia Owyoung for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Cynthia Owyoung generally travels from Daly City, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Katrina Jones, Aiko Bethea, Carin Taylor, Israel Greene and Ellen Pao. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Cynthia Owyoung for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Cynthia Owyoung Speaker Videos

  • Healing the Digital Divide | Cynthia Owyoung | TEDxUCDavisSF ...
    The tech industry knows it has a diversity problem but is it truly motivated to solve it? In this profound and engaging talk, Cynthia Owyoung draws on her years of experience trying to make tech more...
    Cynthia Owyoung | Turning Failures Into Innovations | Tech ...
    Cynthia Owyoung of Breaking Glass Forums delivers a solo talk at Change Catalyst's Tech Inclusion 2016 in San Francisco, California on October 26th, 2016.

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