Artika Tyner, Children's Author, Professional Speaker
Award-winning Author Inspiring Youth to Become Leaders and Global Citizens
Dr. Artika Tyner (a.k.a. Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire) is a passionate educator, an award-winning author, a civil rights attorney, a sought-after speaker, and an advocate for justice who is committed to helping children discover their leadership potential and serve as change agents in the global community. She is the founder/CEO of the Planting People, Growing Justice Leadership Institute.
The most important thing the author wants readers to gain from her books:
Readers will be inspired by important women and men throughout history who changed the world: Ella Baker, Shirley Chisholm, Charles Hamilton Houston, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Paul Robeson, and Ida B. Wells. They will learn key leadership lessons on how they too can make a difference in the world.
Why the author is an authority on the subject of her books:
I am a lifelong educator, civil rights attorney and leadership scholar. These experiences have prepared me to teach the principles of leadership development.
Speaking Engagements and School Presentations:
Our fun and interactive presentations focus on how students can make a difference in their schools and communities. It fosters leadership development, critical thinking skills and team work. Students explore practical ways that they can serve as change agents.
Willing to travel
Community Issue — African-American