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


20th Anniversary

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 06:00 PM

New York National Tour - October 29-30, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 09:00 AM through October 30, 2019

Chicago Plans Symposium - October 17, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 03:15 PM

California National Tour - October 15-18, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM through October 18, 2019
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