Tyeshia “Ty” Wilson is a community organizer, trainer, consultant and a sought-after speaker on equity in philanthropy, politics, community engagement and leadership. As Director of Engagement at Philanthropy Together, Ty leads the engagement strategy, connecting with giving circle leaders and members around the world in person and virtually. She also provides 1:1 and group coaching through Launchpad For You and Launchpad For Hosts, Philanthropy Together’s flagship giving circle training program.
Raised in Dallas, Texas, Tyeshia has a passion for people, service and empowering the community towards collective action and impact. Prior to joining Philanthropy Together, Tyeshia has worked across sectors as a hospitality manager, a fundraiser and a former local government professional.
Serving through a multidisciplinary lens, Tyeshia is involved in numerous volunteer organizations focused on advancing equity in philanthropy, government and civic life, including Register HER, Our Vote is Our Voice, and Chair-Elect of HERitage Giving Fund, the first Black giving circle in Texas that invests in Black, women-led nonprofits serving women and girls. She holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington and a M.S. in Public Leadership with a concentration in Nonprofit and Community Leadership from the University of North Texas at Dallas. In 2022, Tyeshia was an honoree on the annual Black Women Give Back List presented by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, Black Philanthropy Month and The WISE Fund.