EEO/EDI Director, Tax Exempt and Government Entities
U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Cynthia D. Dunn joined the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) division, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Washington, DC as the EDI Director on July 25, 2004. She is currently the longestserving EEO/EDI Director within the IRS. Prior to joining the IRS, Cynthia served as the Special Emphasis Program Manager (SEPM) for the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Cynthia started her Federal government career in 1980 as a GS-01 Clerk Typist in the Stay-in-School Program. She began her career in the field of EEO and Diversity in 1992. Cynthia attended the University of Maryland-College Park and the European Division in Nuernberg, West Germany. She is a life member of the Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE). She assisted in creating IRS’ first SAIGE Chapter in Utah in which she is also a member. She is affiliated with the Crow and Blackfeet Tribes. Cynthia is a proud recipient of the 2019 “Spirit” award given by SAIGE. She is also the recipient of the 2018 “Woman of the Year” award given by National Image, Inc. and the 2018 “Champion for Diversity” award given by Federally Employed Women (FEW). Cynthia resides in Waldorf, MD. She has two sons and five grandchildren.