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Renowned Gold Stevie® Award Bestowed on Dr. Artika R. Tyner
By: Planting People Growing Justice
The highly coveted Stevie® Award is renowned as the world's top honor for women in the workplace. It recognizes innovation in the workplace, in all its many forms, across 18 nations. More than 400 entrepreneurs, executives and employees gathered for the presentation event.
Tyner is the founder of Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute (PPGJLI). The non-profit organization is committed to increasing childhood literacy rates, helping youngsters learn the joy of reading, and inspiring youth that will be the leaders of the future. Judges of the Stevie® Award commended Tyner and PPGJLI on its commitment to addressing the literacy gap.
Minnesota has one of the nation's widest gaps in reading scores between white and non-white students. Tyner's initiatives are designed to target this discrepancy directly and have proven effective in bridging the literacy gap through diverse books and multiple reading programs.
Tyner's involvement in the community has impacted countless lives. Her efforts are helping the community connect with their cultural heritage and fostering a sense of cohesiveness. Her background as a civil rights attorney gives her a unique perspective. Her leadership abilities, commitment to education and social justice are evident in all she accomplishes.
Tyner has an impressive range of achievements and the premier Stevie® Award (https://stevieawards.com/
About Dr. Artika R. Tyner
Dr. Artika Tyner is a passionate educator, author of more than 30 books for adults and children, sought-after speaker, and advocate for social justice. Tyner is the founder of Planting People Growing Justice. In recognition of her leadership and service, she is the recipient of more than two dozen awards that include: Women in Business, American Small Business Champion, International Educator Citizen, and American Bar Association Difference Makers. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Planting People Growing Justice
Jacklyn Milton, Administrative Director