Tina L. Fletcher holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and African American Studies from the University of Arkansas and a Master’s degree in Secondary Teacher Education from Harvard University. She also holds a Ph.D. in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.
Tina served as a U.S. Government teacher at Anacostia Senior High School in Washington, D.C. where she was named the 2010 Teacher of the Year. She then served as a fundraiser and successfully raised over $20 million for President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign in addition to raising over $300 thousand for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on behalf of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies. She has interned with the Southern Education Foundation, the Congressional Black Caucus on behalf of former U.S. Senator Blanche L. Lincoln and in the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama.
Tina L. Fletcher
Tina has been named a Visionary Arkansan by the Arkansas Times, a Rising Political Leader by EmPower Magazine and received the Brown Girls Rock award for her work in the field of education. She was most recently named to the Top 40 Under 40 list by Arkansas business. To learn more, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/tinalfletcher/.
Trina L. Fletcher
Dr. Trina L. Fletcher holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and a Master’s degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas.
Trina went on to earn a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University and holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Education from Purdue University where she studied the recruitment and retention of minorities and women in the S.T.E.M. fields. Trina has interned with Norfolk State University, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, Kellogg’s and completed the Global Operations Leadership Development program with Johnson and Johnson.
Her honors include being named an Inspiring Woman by the New York Liberty and receiving the George Washington University Student Choice Award for Service Excellence.
Trina also received the Brown Girls Rock award for her work in the field of education and was named a Visionary Arkansan by the Arkansas Times. Dr. Fletcher is currently an Assistant Professor at Florida International University where she has been awarded several national grants for her research on STEM Education. To learn more, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/trinafletcher