Dr. Tanisha King is an Author, Public Speaker and Consultant, as well as a three-time alumna of the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. Dr. King currently serves as the Chief Inclusion Officer for the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University, where she is also an Adjunct Professor
in the department of Social Medicine. Additionally, she is an Adjunct Professor at Southern New Hampshire University where she teaches a Ph.D. level social change course. Previously, Dr. King has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Illinois and Fordham University and
served her communities through volunteerism as members of various boards of directors. Dr. King has been featured in multiple news and radio outlets and appeared in the 2017 Virginia theater performance “That’s What She Said”. She spoke to an audience of over 5,000 people at a women’s march in the state of Illinois and won a political seat as a member of the Champaign County Board. Her inaugural book “Out of Battle into Freedom” was featured at an NAACP author pavilion and has been described on amazon as a “must read”. Dr. King is the Founder of Dr. King Speaks, LLC, where she helps organizations move from performative to transformative diversity, equity, and inclusion practices as well
as empowers women to defy odds and overcome obstacles through radical self-love. Her podcast, the Dr. King Speaks show, discusses politics, social justice, women empowerment and more.