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Tierney Yates

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisor

Mission Minded

Tierney has worked in the nonprofit sphere for more than 10 years, using cross-sector collaboration strategies to create spaces with equity and inclusivity at the center. His strategies and expertise include fundraising, program implementation and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) facilitation and training. As a leader in this work, he was awarded a certificate of recognition from the California Legislature Assembly. Tierney has been apanelist for DEI work at the University California, Santa Cruz, the Mills College Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy and his alma mater, San Jose State University.