Amy Cisneros

Amy Cisneros

Amy Cisneros

Managing Director, Chicago | Braven

Amy Cisneros serves as the Managing Director for Chicago and BravenX at Braven. Amy oversees Braven program implementation for BravenX, National Louis University, and Northern Illinois University. She ensures the successful execution of the Accelerator course, recruits, and trains volunteers, and builds and supports partnerships with universities, employer partners, and external stakeholders.

First in her family to graduate, Amy holds over a decade of experience advocating for and working with students in higher education and nonprofit organizations. Her expertise is in program management, volunteer stewardship, and culturally relevant curriculum development. As an advocate for first-generation and undocumented students, Amy has supported organizations in coaching their staff to become culturally responsive allies to the undocumented community. Amy earned a B.S. in Elementary Education and a Minor in French from Valparaiso University. Amy is also an alumna of Mujeres de HACE, a women’s leadership program geared to empower high-potential Latina professionals. She is a native of Chicago’s Southwest Side and resides near Midway with her husband and two daughters.