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Cibonay Jimenez
Capacity Building Project Manager

Profile | Cibonay Jimenez (formerly Cordova) has over 20 years of professional experience in the Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Sex Trafficking, Mental Health, Social Services, Health Care, and Substance Abuse fields. Cibonay’s passion for this work derives from her rich history and experience as a DV/SA survivor and Native (Cazan Guamares/Yaqui)/Chicana woman. She previously held the position of Chief Program Officer at WEAVE, one of the largest Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Agencies in the US. At WEAVE, Cibonay oversaw various programs which included the 24 hour support and information line, residential programs, domestic violence response team, sexual assault response team, counseling, anti-trafficking programs, prevention and education, and crisis response. Prior to working at WEAVE, she held the position of the Community Services Director at the Sacramento Native American Health Center for eight years and managed prevention, intervention, treatment, and aftercare programs for domestic violence, sexual assault, health disparities, mental health, among others. Cibonay has also been an independent consultant for over fifteen years providing technical assistance and training for organizations, states, tribes, and networks. In March 2017, Cibonay was honored as one of Sacramento’s “Girls on the Grid: Sacramento Women Making History” for her outstanding work in the community and social justice impact. Outside of her professional capacity, Cibonay loves being a wife and mom and loves nature.