Dr. Hodo also is the owner of All Things Diverse LLC, a consulting company assisting organizations with creating inclusive environments. Tammy earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Urban Studies, with a minor in Sociology in which she specializations in Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity. She has worked in academia for over fifteen years in a variety of positions, to include faculty and university administrator while following her active duty Army husband around the world until he retired, and they made Jacksonville, FL their home. Her most recent Administrative role was as the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a law school where she was responsible for policy development and overall institutional compliance for students, faculty, and staff related to discrimination and harassment, including violations of the non-discrimination policy and the sexual misconduct policy.
Tammy understands the importance of education and representation and that is why she joined the Board of FemArt. Representation is imperative for people in marginalized communities. People need to see others who look like them in space they desire to one day be included in. Diversity is having people of different racial, ethnic and sexual orientation backgrounds but inclusivity is when those same people are at the table, have a voice and are included in the decision making process.