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At Tiffany Green Consultants, we understand that change is not always easy. Since 2008, we’ve been helping organizations from K-12 and Higher Education respond to industry innovations. Our years of experience have taught us to always make your organization success our priority.
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Tiffany Green-Abdullah, is a visionary leader in learning technologies, design education as well as community development. She was the first recipient of the Masters of Education in Education and Technology from Peabody School of Education at Vanderbilt University. As a first-generation student from Chicago IL, she received a Bachelor of Science in Economics also from Vanderbilt University. Tiffany is an entrepreneur with a consulting firm under her name since 2008 to develop strategic alliances in emerging and disruptive industries, provide strategy and development in attracting and retaining diverse talent globally, and an incubator for new business, economic and community models.
Her projects include a book about her family history behind the American culinary icon, the Bean pie, development of her Bean pie business, a virtual reality lounge and a modest clothing apparel line as well as numerous speaking engagements, professional development workshops, and consulting projects in education and entertainment.
Tiffany is the Chief Operations Officer of Tarchitects LLC, her family’s architecture firm.
Tiffany was the former Sr. Policy Aide to the Vice President of the Minneapolis City Council from 2001 to 2004. She was an Educational Planner for world-renown educational architects, Fielding Nair International from 2004 to 2008. Tiffany began her career at Georgia State University as a Project Manager in Information Technology in 2011. She became a certified Project Management Professional in 2012. Tiffany led many large scale infrastructure projects at Georgia State. Tiffany pitched and developed the Learning Community Development (LCD) team within the new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and led that team as the Assistant Director from 2014-2020. Tiffany is now a consultant for Georgia State University, providing strategic and professional development throughout GSU. She is also the visionary and former Director of Digital Learners to Leaders, an interdisciplinary project-based co-curricular program that develops students’ digital literacy and leadership skills for K-16.
Tiffany is returning as the Professor of Practice for a new hybrid course for Digital Learners to Leaders in Fall 2020 within the Creative Media Industries Institute. Digital Learners to Leaders received the Education Futurist Impact Award in 2019 from Campus Technology and have been nominated for several Technology Association of Georgia Awards. Tiffany also received an Award of Excellence for her leadership to develop digital literacy and leadership in Higher Education from the Tech For All Alliance, Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on supporting diversity in technology that leads to social impact by raising public awareness around issues affecting the tech ecosystem and influencing policy.
Tiffany is the founding advisor to PantherHackers (2015-2020), a large student organization at Georgia State focused on developing a culture of problem-solving through technology. PantherHackers was recognized as the Organization of the Year in 2018 at the Georgia State Royal Flame Awards. Tiffany received the Advisor of the Year award at Georgia State University 2019 Royal Flame Awards. Students from PantherHackers have won numerous local and national hackathons. Tiffany produced Global Game Jam for 3 years and continued to be a sponsor of the event through CETL.
Tiffany produced the Teaching for Social Justice and Democracy speaker series at CETL since 2016 with a faculty award under the same name as well as other programs and grants focused on Social Justice including Social Justice and Student Success funded by the
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Under her leadership and advisement the LCD team is developing new programs including a gaming industries talent academy, a television show looking at the intersection of youth and technology, a hardware fund for students, media technology purchases and workshops for students with numerous partnerships to enhance the student experience at Georgia State University.
Tiffany presents on a variety of topics including culturally relevant pedagogy, Hip-Hop in Education, developing socially conscious digital leaders, the importance of STEAM identities for students and innovating as an intrepreneur. In October 2019, she was a featured presenter at the Educause Higher Education IT Conference alongside Georgia State’s Chief Innovation Officer, Phil Ventimiglia and a former student from Digital Learners to Leaders. In March 2020, Tiffany will present at the Educause Leadership Institute Annual Meeting alongside Georgia State’s Chief Learning Innovation Officer and a student from Digital Learners to Leaders. Tiffany has been tapped to provide professional development for the College of Education staff. Tiffany also received funding from State Farm to take a cohort of Georgia State student to South by Southwest to participate in the Historically Black Collegiate Experience (canceled due to Covid19).
Tiffany is a philanthropist and the Co-Founder of The Community Academy for Architecture and Design aka TCAAD (“t-cad”). TCAAD is a Georgia state-approved charter school and the first elementary school for architecture and design thinking school in the nation opening in Fall 2020 in her home community of Stone Mountain Georgia with grades K-4 and scale a grade per year to K-12.
If Tiffany could be doing anything else, she would be spreading love and Black heritage with her bean pies, homeschooling her children while they traveled the world, and producing television shows and movies that share with the world the beauty of marginalized cultures and communities.