February 28, 8:30am - 10:00am EST. Hosted at Community Forge
part of a series on Invest
About the speaker
Tammy T. Thompson uses her past experiences living in and surviving poverty to relate to families who are working to escape poverty and reach self-sufficiency. She is a certified Housing Counselor and has been teaching financial education, developing workshops, speaking and educating families for 20 years.
As the owner and operator of T3 Consulting, Inc. she facilitates and develops homeownership programs for local non-profit organizations in Pittsburgh. She has a passion for educating people about how poverty impacts people psychologically and emotionally using a curriculum that she developed called “Understanding The Psychology of Poverty”. She speaks nationally and internationally on this topic and has been recognized as a Poverty Expert.
Ms. Thompson started T3 Media, a Social Justice media company and has added the title of Executive Producer to her list of accomplishments. In 2017 she produced a Documentary entitled “We Wear The Mask: The Hidden Face of Women In Poverty”.
Tammy is the Executive Director of Circles Greater Pittsburgh where she’s developed multiple wealth building initiatives including, Catapult: Startup to Storefront and the Gallery on Penn retail incubator program.
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