Meet Tanisha Bryan, BASc
Tanisha Bryan, a lead consultant with RDI, is an Afro-Canadian woman of Caribbean descent. Tanisha has extensive experience in providing support, advocacy, education, and awareness regarding social issues. Tanisha holds a Social Service Worker diploma from Humber College and a degree in Applied Sciences from the University of Guelph-Humber. Tanisha specializes in the Violence Against Women (VAW) sector and has been an active advocate for gender equity for over 15 years.
Tanisha works from an intersectional and Anti-Racist-Anti Oppressive (ARAO) framework, creating ARAO programs, events, and inclusive policies. Through conducting strategic planning, data analysis, creating EDI resources, and Anti-Racism workshops. Tanisha aims to push organizations past their comfort-zones towards equity diversity and inclusion that can be felt throughout all levels within organizations. Tanisha has facilitated numerous events that promote gender equity and conflict resolution within racial and marginalized communities. She sits on several committees that focus on change within the housing, gender-based violence, and mental health sectors and has worked closely with diverse ethnic agencies such as Roots, Indus, and African-Community Services to provide settlement services.
Tanisha has a passion for self-care and believes that our mental health is the core of our wellbeing. She enjoys event planning, watching YouTube tutorials, completing DIY projects, trying new recipes, and eating seafood!