Tiziana Dearing
Assoc. Prof. Boston College Social Work, Anti-Poverty CEO

Tiziana Dearing, is an accomplished leader in the business, nonprofit, and academic sectors. She has deep experience in the field of social justice and has dedicated herself, through her career, to clearing a path for the rising class. 

Tiziana is Associate Professor for Macro Practice at the Boston College School of Social Work. Before joining BC, Tiziana served as CEO of the start-up antipoverty fund Boston Rising. She was the first woman president of Catholic Charities, Boston, and was formerly the executive director of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University.  She has over a decade of experience consulting to both nonprofit organizations and Fortune 500 companies.
Tiziana is active in her community, serving on the board of directors of Community Resources for Justice, on the advisory board of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and WBUR, and as a trustee of the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation.  She is also a director of the Harvard Alumni Association. Tiziana holds a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.

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