Taliah Givens

Taliah Givens is a former program director at CCSSO where she lead the expanded learning opportunities work within CCSSO's Innovation Lab Network and across CCSSO's strategic initiatives, ensuring its effective integration into the education landscape. Her public sector career in education, youth development, and association management began at Jobs for America's Graduates – DC, Inc. and the Association for Information Systems, which was preceded by her experience as an optical and systems engineer. Givens holds a master's in public administration from Baruch College, CUNY as a 2006 National Urban Fellow to the Xcel Energy Foundation, as well as bachelor's degrees in both computer engineering and electrical engineering technology from Georgia Tech and Alabama A&M University respectively.