Recognized as one of Baltimore's “Top 40 under 40,” Dr. Tammira Lucas is an award-winning thought leader, author, speaker, and philanthropist in the areas of entrepreneurship, social innovation, and economic development. She is currently the executive director of The Warnock Foundation, a Baltimore foundation established through the private equity firm, Camden Partners. In this role, she implements strategies, programming, and investments into Baltimore’s innovators and communities. Dr. Lucas is also a professor at the College of Business at Coppin State University. With over 14 years of experience in business and social innovation, Dr. Lucas has dedicated her life and work on building communities through leadership and entrepreneurship. She is the co-founder of Moms As Entrepreneurs and co-founder of The Cube Cowork. Dr. Lucas holds a bachelor’s degree in management science from Coppin State University, an MBA from Strayer University, and a doctorate of business administration from Walden University.