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Tatiana McKinney graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in communications and double minors in Spanish and leadership and public service. She was a 2008 Sue Shear Fellow with the thirty-five other outstanding women were engaged in a week-long leadership development program designed to stimulate interest in public policy formation.
While in college, Tatiana served on the Young Women of Color Leadership Council and worked as a civic leaders intern for Rep. Martin T. Rucker (D-MO) with the Minority Black Caucus. She was awarded the Delta Sigma Theta’s Thriving 22, the NAACP Dr. Medgar Evers Student Political Award, the Diversity Award and Scholarship, the TrioCats Scholarship, and A Way With Words and Numbers Tutor Scholarship.
Tatiana also interned for NBC-Telemundo Chicago, Women’s Sports Foundation GoGirlGo! Chicago, Urban Magazine, Live! Magazine, and Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom.
She considers herself an advocate, activist, and adviser for the reproductive justice movement. Tatiana believes that she promotes change by being a leader in her community and advocating for things she's passionate about.
We agree; we believe that Tatiana is going to make a difference in many lives and communities during the course of her life. We feel very privileged that Tatiana has joined our Everyday Citizen writers' community!
Visitors can browse all of the entries in Tatiana's blog archives here as they grow over time.