Tiffani Lennon, JD, LL.M, is Executive Director of the ACLU of Florida since September 2022. Prior to this position, she served as executive director of the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, a state-wide advocacy organization that advances an anti-poverty movement through research, legal and legislative advocacy. Prior to CCLP, Lennon served as chief executive officer of a health equity organization, and chief strategy officer of a large direct services organization. Lennon also held leadership positions at the University of Denver from 2007-2014 including chair and faculty in the Law and Society and Community-Based Research programs. Lennon developed and led internationalization efforts where she served as a visiting lecturer in southeast Asia and southern Africa, teaching in the areas of law and economic development. Before her academic career, Lennon was a community-based lawyer and helped to frame strategic litigation to systematically address rights violations. She has authored several policy reports with national implications.
Lennon has received numerous public and private grants to conduct research and policy analysis including a national study on women’s leadership across 14 sectors. Her book, Recognizing Women’s Leadership: Strategies and Best Practices for Employing Excellence, examines where women sit in leadership roles and how well they are performing compared to their male counterparts.
Lennon earned juris doctor and master degrees in the United States before receiving her LL.M. from the University of London, Birkbeck College of Law with distinctions in international finance law and justice. Her dissertation topic focused on feminist political economics in South Africa.