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TOMEKA HART WIGGINTON

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TOMEKA HART WIGGINTON

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Managing Director

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Blue Meridian Partners

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Tomeka Hart serves as managing director at Blue Meridian Partners. Previously, she served as a senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, leading policy and advocacy grant making for Civil Rights & Equity Organizations. Prior to the Gates Foundation she served as vice president of strategic partnerships and development at the Southern Education Foundation, vice president of African American community partnerships for Teach For America, and as the president and chief executive officer of the Memphis Urban League.

She is a former teacher and lawyer. Tomeka served two terms on the elected Memphis school board, on the steering committee of Tennessee SCORE, on Tennessee’s Race to the Top team, the Teacher Evaluation Advisory Committee, and on the First to the Top Advisory Council. Tomeka is an Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow (Public Leadership). She holds a BS degree in education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; an MBA from Kennesaw State University; and a JD from the University of Memphis.

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