Sylvia joined Innovate Memphis in 2019 as the Commute Options Program Manager. This work allows her to encourage local businesses, employees, and students to shift from drive-alone commutes to transit, walking, carpooling, and bicycling.
Before coming to Innovate Memphis, Sylvia served four years as the Director of Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and previously worked in economic empowerment programs for women in both Senegal and Malawi and food justice in Alabama.
Sylvia is married to a 5th-grade math teacher and together, they have two children who ride their bicycles to public school in Memphis.