President, Planting People Growing Justice Press and Bookstore
Dr. Artika R. Tyner is a passionate educator, author, sought-after speaker, and civil rights attorney. She is committed to training students to serve as social engineers who create new inroads to justice and freedom. In recognition of her leadership and service, she is the recipient of more than two dozen awards that include: Women in Business, American Small Business Champion, International Educator Citizen, and American Bar Association Difference Makers.
She has been featured in a variety of media outlets. She is a prolific, award-winning author of adult and children’s books that includes: Justice Makes a Difference and The Inclusive Leader: Taking Intentional Action for Justice and Equity. She serves as a global citizen by supporting education, entrepreneurship, and women’s leadership initiatives in Africa. Dr. Tyner is the founder of Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute, a nonprofit organization committed to promoting literacy and diversity in books.