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Vanessa Tyson

Senior Director of Partnership and Strategy

Vanessa Tyson is the senior director of Partnership and Strategy. She is based out of the Washington, D.C. office.

She has more than 15 years of HR experience, in the healthcare, non-profit, airline, and information technology industries. Prior to joining Earthjustice, she served as a Senior Strategic HR Business Partner at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. where she partnered with business unit leaders to identify, plan, and implement strategic objectives in alignment with organizational and business goals.

Vanessa holds a BA in Speech Communication & Rhetoric from the University of Maryland at College Park and an MS in Human Resources Management from Walden University. Additionally, she holds a Senior HR Certification through the Society of Human Resource Management.

Outside of HR, Vanessa is a certified makeup artist and enjoys makeup and fashion. She also enjoys time with her beloved family, music, and being near the water.