Building on
American Latino Success
To Forge A Stronger America

Tina Gridiron Smith

Senior Strategy Officer
Lumina Foundation 

Tina Gridiron serves as Senior Strategy Officer for Lumina Foundation. In this position she actively seeks to increase the postsecondary preparation, access and success of all students.  As a California native, Tina has worked for various colleges and universities, including UC Berkeley, Calif. State University Chico, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Stanford University.  She currently leads Lumina’s place-based Latino Student Success effort and actively supports multiple projects designed to advance Lumina’s Goal 2025 agenda.  She also serves as an active member of Indiana Blacks in Philanthropy; as secretary for the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance board of directors; and as secretary for the national Grantmakers for Education board of directors.  Tina received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and two Masters Degrees from Stanford University


National Tour 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM through December 13, 2018

National Tour 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 03:00 PM through November 09, 2017

16th Wall Street Summit

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Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at 06:00 PM through December 03, 2016
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