Tina Gridiron, a leader in higher education, equity, and philanthropy, joined ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning in 2019 and focuses her efforts on enhancing the work of the Center with its external partners and shaping ACT’s broader efforts to close gaps in equity, opportunity and achievement in education and the workforce. She is founder and lead consultant of TLG Solutions, a consulting firm that increases the impact and influence of organizations to promote the public good.
Prior to that, Tina led grant initiatives as an officer and director for Lumina Foundation where she worked extensively with community colleges, minority-serving institutions and regional comprehensive institutions.
Tina holds a Master of Arts in higher education administration and a Master of Arts in sociology, both from Stanford, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. She currently lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.