Cindy Cohen, MS, CCLS
Global Program Director
Cindy Cohen is the Program Director of Kids Kicking Cancer, and has been with the organization since 2004. She holds a Master’s in Child Life from Wheelock College in Boston, a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management/Leadership from Lawrence Tech University, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from University of Michigan.
She is a Certified Child Life Specialist, directed a hospital Child Life program for 18 years, and worked in pediatric healthcare for over 30 years, helping children and families understand/cope with illness, hospitalization and loss.
Cindy is also the co-author of three books to help children cope with parental illness or death- Daddy’s Promise, My Daddy’s Cancer & My Mommy’s Cancer.