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Tanisha Fitzgerald-Baker

 Talk Show HostTanisha is a native of Knoxville, TN where she graduated as valedictorian from Austin-East High School.  She continued her education graduating from both Florida A&M University and the University of Tennessee with degrees in Actuarial Science and Education.
For the past 15 years, Tanisha has served in the educational arena.  Her career began in the classroom followed by working nine years as a math instructional coach and consultant.  Tanisha is currently the Director of Data Analysis & Research as well as College & Career Access/Success Team Leader for Project GRAD Knoxville.  She is skilled in data analysis, research, professional development and presents on a multitude of topics. 

Tanisha is passionate about her calling to educate and elevate others through professional and personal development and community outreach.  She also embraces the opportunity to serve.  One of her favorite quotes by Susan Gale reads “one should never be content to sit on the sidelines when there is so much work to be done in the field.” 

Tanisha is the President and CEO of Educational Enhancement Service, Inc. established in 1998. She is also a member of the Five Points Up Community Action Group.  She has developed the unifying concept of The Village of Knoxville with the mission to organize opportunities that educate, elevate, encourage and empower all citizens. ( ). “Talking with T” is an extension of the mission that guides The Village of Knoxville.

Tanisha is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Her hobbies include writing, art, and jewelry design. She resides in Knoxville, TN with her husband, Darritt Baker and only son, Tylan Baker.  

The Tea Room is designed for discussions affiliated with the show, Talking with T and It is a place for respectful dialogue, debate, sharing news and spilling some tea.☕️ it is also for ENTERTAINMENT and FUN.This group may not be suitable for the faint at heart or sensitive.  Discussing issues, asking questions and sharing stories is encouraged. Solicitations, advertisement and self-promotion is NOT ALLOWED.

I am a life-loving Christian that remains on a continuous journey for spiritual growth and knowledge. I have one son that is the love of my life. I have the best family and friends in the world. I am also known for my love of butterflies and their symbolic meaning to my life.

"Be the change you want to see"

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