Cecilia Garibay, PhD.

is Principal of Garibay Group, a nationally recognized audience research and consulting firm, where she spends much of her time thinking about the role of museums and other informal learning institutions in championing and fostering social change. She regularly consults with institutions on audience development, organizational change, and inclusion.

Dr. Garibay is widely acknowledged as a leading voice in the study and development of equity-focused research and evaluation in the informal learning field. She has successfully bridged the worlds of research and practice, bringing theoretical acumen to projects and injecting practical wisdom into her consulting.