Cynthia Sharpe is Principal, Cultural Attractions and Research at leading experiential design firm Thinkwell Group. She has exertise in strategic planning, storytelling, scriptwriting, guest experience, educational programme development, and emerging interpretive and interactive technologies.
Her client list includes Google, Warner Bros, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and the National Museum of Natural History, Space Centre Houston, Universal Studios, Expo 2020 and many more. On each project, she strives to connect people with stories, content and each other.
Sharpe has mentored countless students and emerging professionals, and writes and speaks on issues such as diversity, inclusion, equity, access and social justice in themed entertainment. Her contributions to IAAPA’s Trends & Innovation panel each November in Orlando is always compelling.
One of the many who nominated her suggested that her work with museums and cultural attractions give her immense potential to do good. “Collectively, these institutions serve millions of visitors per year and are fundamental in breaking down barriers in the communities and audiences they serve.”