Cindy Lee Alves (they/she) is an award-winning sexologist with over a decade of experience in facilitating challenging conversations with folx of all ages across the globe. Centering Black and brown folks across intersecting system-impacted identities, they have educated thousands of people on various topics related to sexuality education and empowerment. “It’s ALL connected,” she proclaims, elevating pleasure and justice as intrinsic to wellness and liberation. As Founder of Ascension Institute, Cindy Lee offers workshops, consulting, and coaching around media, pleasure, sexual shame, and thriving as a Sexuality/Healing Professional. As the host of Sex on Shuffle podcast, she discusses sexuality using teachable moments in media and popular culture. They are also recognized for their contributions as a founding member of the Women of Color Sexual Health Network’s Leadership Collective. Cindy Lee earned their Master of Education (M.Ed.) from Widener University’s Center for Sexuality Studies and Bachelor of Arts in both Psychology and Women’s Studies from Stony Brook University. Her downtime involves dancing, yummy food, and shimmying often.
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