​​​Dr. Cynthia Mickens Ross is a Speaker, Author, Coach, and Teacher. Dr. Mickens Ross is the Senior Pastor of Path~Way to Life Center of Hope Church in Hutchins, Texas. She is also the creator and instructor of the Path~Way to Purpose® course. The copyrighted Path~Way to Purpose® course is specifically designed to coach women and men to discover and activate the greatness within. Dr. Mickens Ross recently authored her first book Path~Way to Purpose® Stories of Victory.


For over 25 years, through her obedience to God, Dr. Cynthia Mickens Ross has endeavored to be a community servant advocating for children, the elderly, and women. She has volunteered countless hours helping others by serving as Founder and CEO of Cynthia Mickens Ministries, Inc. and Senior Pastor at Path~Way to Life Center of Hope Church.


Dr. Mickens Ross is the President of Fellowship of Professional Women, serves on the Frost Bank community advisory board, is the chair of the Best Southwest Partnership Healthcare Committee and Chair-Elect (incoming chair) of the Best Southwest Partnership, is a member of the

Dr. Cynthia Mickens Ross talks about Path~Way to Purpose® with Pat Smith

​​​Dallas Regional Chamber Leadership Dallas Alumni board, former Vice President of Fellowship of Professional Women (FPW). She is also a President Club member of Christian Women in Media Association (CWIMA), and is a member of Children’s Medical Center Health and Wellness Alliance. Formerly, Dr. Mickens Ross served on the board of Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas, American Heart Association, and the Women’s Council of Dallas, Texas. Dr. Mickens Ross also served as a member of the Dallas County Historical Commission and was an appointee to the Small Face Insurance Advisory Committee for the State of Texas. During her tenure as chair of the Park South YMCA Board of Management, she lead the efforts leading to the building of their community sports field for children. 

Dr. Mickens Ross is also the founding chair of the City of DeSoto Arts Commission.  In 2016, Dr. Mickens Ross received the Leadership Dallas Alumni Outstanding Service of a Class Representative award. In 2015, Dr. Mickens Ross received the Outstanding Texan Award presented by State Representative Helen Giddings, Dallas Living Legend Award, Celebrating Life Foundation Vision Award and Shelia B Ministries Community Servant Award.  Dr. Mickens Ross is a 2011 Leadership Texas graduate and a 1999 graduate of Leadership Dallas. 


Cynthia is married to the love of her life, David E. Ross III. She is also mother to (Mrs.) Sherrell Warren and grandmother to Kennedy, Regan, and Jason Warren.



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