Tiffany Danielle Chisholm Pineda was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a poet, comedian, author, orator, radio personality, educator and writer. She is the mother of three amazing children — Gregory II, Courtney and Noah. She graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she still resides with her family. She holds certifications in Minority Mentorship from the University of Florida; Cultural Competence from Albany State; and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in the Workplace from University of South Florida. She has created a certification for Obtaining Consent for Research Participation with an emphasis on cultural competence and many other trainings related to diversity, equity and inclusivity. She is the chair and co-founder of the University of Florida’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Diversity and Cultural Competence Council, known as DC3. She is a regulatory specialist at the University of Florida, where she has been blessed to work in various positions for over 24 years including having been an Institutional Board Member for almost a decade. She is a board member of Kids n Capes, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting children.