33rd Annual MLK Celebration Leadership Award Recipient: La Tonya Green

La Tonya Green MCP '00, PhD '12

Senior Research Associate, BCT Partners

33rd Annual MLK Leadership Award

La Tonya Green in 2015
La Tonya Green in 2015

Experience prior to 2007

Senior Research Associate, BCT Partners (2003 – 2012)

Lecturer, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, Northeastern University (2006 – 2007)

Research Investigator, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan (2003 – 2005)

Adjunct Faculty, School of Public Affairs, City University of New York, Baruch College (2003)

Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Urban Studies, Public Policy Program, St. Peter's College Educational Technology Consultant, Paterson Community Technology Centers Network, Passaic County Community College (2002 – 2003)

Program Coordinator/Lead Teacher, Paterson Public Schools, Metro-Paterson Academy for Communications & Technology (2000-2002)

Writing Fellow, MIT (1998 – 2000)

Teen Advocacy Director/Director of Technology, Columbia Park Boys & Girls Club (1997-1998)

Honors prior to 2007

Harold Horowitz (1951) Student Research Fund, MIT School of Architecture and Planning (2006)

Outstanding Contribution to the Intellectual Life of the Department, MIT DUSP (2005 and 2000)

Graduate Research Fellow, National Science Foundation (2003)

Presidential Graduate Fellowship, MIT (2003)

Umoja Award, MIT Graduate Students Office (2000)

Charles Abrams Award, American Planning Association (1999)

Department Service Award, MIT DUSP (1999)

Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in Public Policy & International Affairs, MIT (1998)

Service Award, Office of African-American Student Development, UC Berkeley (1997)