Tina L. Fletcher is an author, community leader and motivational speaker dedicated to serving others. Born and raised in rural Arkansas, Tina has always been determined to positively impact the lives of others, especially youth. At 27, Tina is a Co-Founder of Dream Girls DMV, a social and academic mentoring program for girls residing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Tina was named the August 2011 IMPACT Leader of the Month alongside her twin sister Trina and was also named to the 93.9 WKYS Top 30
under 30 list.
Tina has spoken at numerous universities and high schools about the significance of education and leadership development. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and African American Studies from the University of Arkansas and an Ed.M. in Teacher Education from Harvard University. She has interned in the office of former U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, the Southern Education Foundation and in the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama.
Tina recently served as a Fundraiser for the Obama for America campaign and as an educator at Anacostia Senior High School in Washington, D.C. where she was named the 2010 Teacher of the Year. She now serves as the Manager of Community Investment for the National Basketball Association's Memphis Grizzlies.
Tina is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Memphis Young Professionals’ chapter of the National Urban League, the NAACP and serves as a board member for two non-profit organizations that focus on mentoring youth and improving the college graduation rates of African-American males. She is the author of 10 Steps to Succeeding at ANY College and aspires to become a college professor in the near future.