Feminist Friday | Dr. Artika Tyner


Date & Time:

Friday, September 23, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Luann Dummer Center for Women (OEC 103)

Empowering women to lead in the global community 
Throughout history, women have been at the forefront of advancing social change and making the world a better place. Dr. Tyner offers practical guidance for women leaders to embrace their unique leadership qualities, foster their leadership development, and make a difference in the world.

Dr. Artika R. Tyner is a passionate educator, author, sought after speaker, and advocate for justice. At the University of St. Thomas, Dr. Tyner serves as the Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. She is committed to training students to serve as social engineers who create new inroads to justice and freedom. She is committed to empowering others to lead within their respective spheres of influence and provides leadership development and career coaching for young professionals. She has also developed leadership educational materials for K-12 students, college/graduate students, faith communities and nonprofits. Additionally, Dr. Tyner teaches leadership coursework on ethics, critical reflection, and organizational development. Her research focuses on diversity/inclusion, community development, and civil rights. She has presented her research and conducted leadership training programs both nationally and internationally. Dr. Tyner leads by example by organizing policy campaigns, fostering restorative justice practices, developing social entrepreneurship initiatives, and promoting assets-based community development. She serves as a global citizen by supporting education, entrepreneurship, and women’s leadership initiatives in Africa.


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