Black History Month Spotlight | Daneesha Tillman

Black History Month is celebrated every February as a time to commemorate and acknowledge the Black Americans who played a critical role in the founding and shaping of the United States.

Union Institute & University is participating in the celebration by spotlighting members of our faculty and staff.

Employee spotlight | Daneesha Tillman

Tell us about your role at Union.
Enrollment Counselor & Training Specialist.

Tell us about a moment in Black History that influenced or shaped your career/life.
During the Great Migration period, my great-great-grandparents migrated to the north from the south.

What does Black History Month mean to you?
Black Culture. Black Excellence. Black History. Black Pride.

Is there a Black leader, past or present, who inspires you?
My ancestors & myself.

What advice do you have for people looking to start their careers or become a leader?
Be yourself, learn yourself, and know yourself. All leaders are built differently.