Dr. Artika R. Tyner is an engaging speaker and dynamic presenter on leadership, civil rights, diversity, and social justice topics. She has helped audiences and organizations across the globe gain new tools for leading social change. Her goal is to teach, educate, and inspire.


  • The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice

Providing those who wish to join the fight for social, racial, and economic justice with the necessary tools to advance social justice

  • The Leader’s Journey: A Guide to Discovering the Leader Within

Teaching key strategies for embarking on a leadership journey of growth, discovery, and transformation

  • Motivated to W.I.N. (Academic Success, Student Motivation)

Coaching students to success as they develop as leaders and change agents

  • Women Leading Change

Empowering women leaders to embrace their unique leadership qualities, foster their leadership development, and make a difference in the world

  • Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

Exploring trends in school disciplinary practices and offering innovative solutions for change

  • Building an Inclusive Classroom and Workplace

Fostering critical reflection related to implicit bias and stereotypes while providing practical tools for building inclusive communities

Previous Engagements

This list includes a selected representation of her previous speaking engagements:

·       American Bar Association, Lecturer, “Discovering your Leadership Style and Marketing your Signature Brand.”

·       Midwest Qualitative Research Conference, Presenter, “Planting People, Growing Justice: A Qualitative Case Study on the Role of Lawyers as Leaders.”

·       American Bar Association, Collaborative Law Leadership Academy, Panelist, “Building Relationships for Community Impact.”

·       Midway Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Summit, Keynote Address, ”Transforming Business Practices: The Value-added of Diversity and Inclusion.”

·       University of St. Thomas School of Law, Keynote Address, “Women in Leadership.”

·       Hamline University, Keynote Address, “Leading Change: Social Justice and You.”

·       University of Minnesota School of Law, Panelist, “Women of Color in Law and Policy.”