Tiffany Younger


Tiffany is a Scientist-Activist, Professor, and PHD candidate. Her work focuses on understanding how whiteness and patriarchy as a construct materially impact Black women’s health and wellbeing. As a Liberation Health Fellow and Scientist at the Insight Center, she is working with the team to fill research gaps that center Black women. In addition, she is building out her project Liberation for Us, an interactive think tank where Black women, experts, thought partners and allies work together to close the health equity gap by transforming policies, practices and systems that center Black women. 

Prior to working with Insight Center Tiffany, served as the Director of Policy and Advocacy at Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap (CWWG), a national organization that prioritized economic security through policy solutions that center women of color. In addition, Tiffany worked as a Policy Fellow for United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand where she focused on issues of criminal justice, gender, and race equity. She also served as a T32 Clinical Research Science Fellow at the National Institute of Health (NIH) where her research interests focused on heart disease and health disparities among Black women.

Tiffany obtained her Master of Science degree in Social Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice. She is a Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work and New York University where she teaches Social Welfare Policy and Decolonizing Social Work. Currently, she is obtaining a dual doctoral degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Social Welfare at the Silberman School of Social Work. She resides in Harlem, New York with her daughter Grace.

Tiffany Younger