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Cindy Felsten

Cindy Felsten


Statewide Leadership Conference Chair
Integrating Women Leaders

Asst. Director of Development & Alumni Relations
Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus


Felsten is the statewide leadership conference chair for Integrating Women Leaders, an organization committed to develop individual women into leaders through empowerment, support and connections. She is a former commissioner for the Indiana Commission for Women. Feslsten has a BA in Political Science from Indiana University with a minor in Sociology, a certificate in Interior Architecture and an accounting background. She completed civil and domestic relations mediation law classes and is an Indiana registered mediator.

Felsten's employment history is as varied as her educational experiences. She has worked for accounting firms, architectural/design firms, including owning her own design firm in New York. She has worked in sales, for academic institutions and for county and state government agencies. Cindy is also a workshop presenter on a variety of topics. She has received numerous awards from a variety of organizations for her volunteerism, leadership and fundraising activities, including the Indiana State Senate, Human Rights Commission, American Heart Association, Business Professional Women's Foundation, Gay Straight Alliance, and a North County Citation from St. Lawrence University for helping to improve the quality of life in the North Country (New York).