The NSHSS Foundation is pleased to announce that board member Tanya M. Odom joined The Walton Family Foundation as their equity and inclusion program director. The announcement was made on April 20, 2021. In this newly created position, Odom will provide leadership and knowledge to embed a strong diversity, equity, and inclusion focus in the organization’s programmatic work. She will guide the development of an overarching vision – in partnership with the foundation leadership team – to ensure grantmaking decisions, community engagement and strategic objectives reflect a commitment to DEI.
As a member of the NSHSS Foundation Board of Directors, Odom has provided expertise and guidance on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion through the years, most recently participating as a panelist for our How to Be an Advocate series. Congratulations, Tanya Odom!