Tish Norman uses public speaking as a platform for change. She is the Executive Director of Transforming Leaders Now, Inc., a leadership development company, specializing in collegiate programming in leadership, women, career skills and the African American experience. She wants to see students expand their opportunities for leadership, solicit greater student involvement, and actively contribute to the transformation and growth of their campus’ student development.
Known for her witty, entertaining style, Tish delivers energetic programs that ignite change. She is a contributing author of two books: Leading the Way: Stories of Inspiration and Leadership and From Mediocre to Magnificent: How to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life. Additionally, she’s written several articles featured in higher education magazines and was a finalist in Campus Activities Magazine’s Speaker of the Year.
Tish is a graduate of Kentucky State University, has a Master of Arts in Education from Pepperdine University and is currently in her 3rd year as a PhD pursuant in Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville, where her research focuses on the social and cultural capital of Black sorority collegians. She has spoken in 44 states and 11 countries.