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Cecilia Fischer-Benitez

  • Former Network Specialist, Code for America

Cecilia is a Network Specialist with Code for America’s Network team. With a background covering Education, Recruiting, and Outreach, Cecilia brings a multidisciplinary approach to her work. Before joining Code For America, she was a Tech Learning Coordinator at a FinTech company and prior to transitioning to the Tech sector, she worked for 5 years in Education as Director of Recruitment & Retention in the south side of Chicago.Outside of work, Cecilia serves on the local government’s Cook County Council on Digital Equity. Cecilia is also a Chicago Tech community organizer leading chapters for Latinas in Tech and Chicago. When she is not helping to build communities, Cecilia enjoys spending time with her wife, traveling, hiking, and podcasting.