Cynda Collins Arsenault

Cynda Collins Arsenault is founder and President of Secure World Foundation, an operating foundation working for the secure and sustainable use of outer space for the benefit of humanity. She is co-founder with her husband and serves on the boards of the PAX Sapiens Foundation and One Earth Future, an operating foundation working to catalyze systems that eliminate the root causes of war. In her personal philanthropy, Cynda focuses on bringing women’s critical skills to the table for solving the difficult problems we face, with a focus on women, peace and security. She helped establish and works with One Earth Future’s initiative Our Secure Future –Women Make the Difference.  She is also the founder of Women Powering Change, an annual gathering of women working to create a better world. In 2021, she began serving as Chair of the 1000 Women Leaders Campaign of the UN Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund. She is one of the longest and most generous supporters of the Nobel Women’s Initiative, having given more than $1 million. Cynda is a member of the Women's Donor Network, Women Moving Millions and The International Women’s Forum.