Tiffany C. Taylor is a passionate, accomplished, and results-driven professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the education, non-profit, and public sector. She served as the Executive Director of Teach For America–Detroit where she set a compelling vision and direction for the region, expanded the national and regional fundraising base, and ran a sophisticated and sustainable operation. Tiffany later supported TFA’s 51 regions across the country as a national vice president and Deputy Chief People Officer.

Tiffany is a Partner and inaugural Chief People and Impact Officer at Global Silicon Valley Ventures, a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on the $7+ trillion global education and workforce skills sector. As an active member of her community, Tiffany currently serves on the board of directors of the Joyce Ivy Foundation, Black Family Development Institute Training, and the AI Education Project. She is also a board observer for Tutored By Teachers, a governor appointee on the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority Board of Commissioners, and a commissioner for the Economic Development Corporation of Clinton Township.

Because of her contributions to the education, non-profit, and public sectors, Tiffany has received numerous awards. The Walker’s Legacy Foundation honored Tiffany with the national “Women in Economic Development and Civic Leadership” award because of her work to champion policy and programs to advance economic development, entrepreneurship ecosystems, job opportunities, and innovation in education in her community. Most recently, Microsoft identified Tiffany as an inspiring civic leader and showcased her alongside 30 African American changemakers in the 2022 Microsoft Legacy Project.

A native Detroiter, Mrs. Taylor is a product of the Detroit public school system. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in Sociology and African + Afro-American Studies, a Master of Science in Education from St. Joseph’s University, and a Master of Community Planning from the University of Maryland. Most recently, Tiffany completed the Leading Change and Organizational Renewal program at Harvard Business School.

Tiffany C. Taylor

Tiffany C. Taylor

Board Member

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