Tata Traore-Rogers is the Executive Director at Turning Point. She has an extensive background in nonprofit management and service delivery with a strong emphasis on women’s self-determination, Fluent in five languages and a former resident of France, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Senegal, Tata brings a unique intercultural perspective to her work.
Prior to joining Turning Point, Tata served as Deputy Executive Director at the Astraea Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting groups working to secure human rights for the LGBTI people, and advancing gender, racial, economic and social justice worldwide, for five years. In partnership with Astraea’s Executive Director, Tata worked to develop and direct the Foundation’s strategic and operational plans.
For eight years, Tata served as a Director in the Prevention Division of Harlem United Community AIDS Center. During her tenure there, she designed and managed innovative HIV prevention programs, including behavioral interventions focusing on risk-reduction and prevention support for immigrant communities, women of color, and LGBTQ populations. Additionally, she worked to improve service access for undocumented, immigrant women–increasing cultural competency and bridging gaps present within the HIV service landscape of New York City. Prior to Harlem United, Tata worked at Montefiore Hospital, Pathways to Housing and Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, where she provided support and assistance for clients seeking mental health, homelessness, and domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse services.
Tata is an Adjunct Professor at CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College where she focuses on Urban Public Health and Community Health. She also serves on various boards as an advisor/member including Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, an advocacy organization that works on women’s rights within the global women’s, human rights and social justice movements. She lives in Brooklyn with her two young daughters.
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