Cindy Southworth

Organisation: Facebook (US)

Ms. Cindy Southworth, Head of Women’s Safety at Facebook, focuses on empowering women to connect online and combating issues such as non-consensual sharing of intimate images that disproportionately impact women. Prior to joining Facebook, she was the Executive Vice President at the U.S. National Network to End Domestic Violence ( and founder of the Safety Net Technology Project ( She is a founding board member of the Global Network of Women’s Shelters ( Ms. Southworth has a master’s degree in Social Work and has worked to end violence against women for over 25 years at GBV advocacy organizations.