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AAVC Trustee

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AAVC Trustee and Communications Advisory Committee Member
Tanya M. Odom ’92, New York
Term of Service: 2016–2020

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience

Member, Reunion Gift Committee, 2014–present; member, African American Alumnae/i of Vassar College (AAAVC), 2008–present; advisory board member, Community/Social Service/Civic, 2003–2016; mentor, Sophomore Career Connections, 2016; volunteer, Club Admission Committee, 1998–2009 and 2010–2013; volunteer, Reunion, 2011–2012; director of strategic planning, AAVC Board, 2008–2012; volunteer, Career Advisory Network, 2006–2012; volunteer, AAAVC, 2008–2011; director at large, AAVC Board, 2006–2008; member, Annual Fund Advisory Committee, 2006–2007; board member, Community/Social Service/Civic, 1990–1992 and 2002–2004; president, Class of 1992, 1997–2002; co-correspondent, Class of 1992, 1992–1997.

Professional/Community Experience

Global diversity and inclusion and civil rights consultant working with the private sector, NGO sector, government, and law enforcement entities; leadership coach; Huffington Post contributor; co-author of Evaluation in the Field of Education for Democracy, Human Rights, and Tolerance; advisory board member for Wall Street in the Black; board member for the National High School Scholars Foundation; appointed public member of the Housing, Health, and Human Services Community of Community Board 4 in New York City.

Consultant, UN Women, 2015–present; contributor, Cnn.com, 2015-present; consultant, leadership coach, and thought partner in NGO, education, corporate, and nonprofit arenas, 2008–present; director of innovation and executive coach, The FutureWork Institute, 1999–present; global consultant, 1993–present; consultant, US Fund for UNICEF, 2007–2015; senior associate, Positive Conflict Management Associates, 2007–2015; columnist, Diversity Woman Magazine, 2007–2013; faculty, HR Management Program, Georgetown University, 2009–2010; consultant, Tommy Hilfiger, 2004–2007.