Cynthia Carrillo was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Coming from immigratant parents, She grew up watching the women in her family work hard for everything they had. Her upbringing has inspired her to want to get involved in raising awareness in the Latinx community. Her experience and the experience of others have motivated her to tell their stories through writing and digital media.
Cynthia studied at California State University of Northridge, where she received her BA in Film/TV production with a minor in communication studies. She hopes to raise Latina voices through her gifts of writing and story telling.