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    Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion, and Development

    Tynisha Coleman, MCRP, ACC


    Tynisha Coleman, MCRP is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion and Development at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) where she serves a strategic thought leader on diversity, inclusion, and faculty development initiatives. She is responsible for designing and implementing RBHS wide professional development and diversity programs that enable the recruitment, retention, and advancement of a diverse workforce. She co-leads programs including the RBHS Staff Mentor Program and Advance, Engage, and Mentor (AEM) Faculty Development Program and serves as RBHS lead advisor for the Academic Leadership Program at RBHS (ALP-RBHS).

    Prior to joining RBHS, Tynisha worked in non-profit and government sectors in the field of education, workforce development, community development, and sustainability.

    Tynisha Coleman is a leadership and executive coach and has coached leaders and professionals in various industries including corporate, health care, higher education, and entrepreneurs.

    Tynisha is an Accelerating Coach Excellence (ACE) Enhanced Practitioner and is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Tynisha is Rutgers alum, earning a master’s in city and regional planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and a BA in Urban Studies and Community Development from Douglass College.