Meet the 2022 Global Impression Award finalists!
Tiffany serves as the manager of strategic engagement for LUNA Language Services, a translation and interpretation service organization based in Indianapolis. In her position, she assists organizations and businesses to make their information and services more accessible and inclusive.
Beyond her role with LUNA, Tiffany serves as a board member for the Indiana Latino Expo (ILE) and is a mentor for their AXIS Leadership Program for young Latino professionals. She also serves in board and consulting capacities with the Women Equity Brunch event series, Indiana Language Roadmap and Indy Maven. In the past, Tiffany has served in board roles with the Indianapolis Public Schools Foundation, Indy Pride, and the Diversity Roundtable of Central Indiana. Tiffany is a proud graduate of The International Center’s James T. Morris Global Leadership Series.
Olanike Oladunni Olaniyi
Olanike works for the Indianapolis Public Library as a collection development librarian, supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the library by selecting diverse resources in 25 world languages. Before her current role, Olanike was the library’s diversity fellow and focused on increasing the diversity of collection items, adding titles by African American, Latino, and LGBTQ+ authors.
Olanike also volunteers as a natural helper with the Immigrant Welcome Center, where she has assisted 138 immigrant and refugee families in Indianapolis since 2019. An immigrant herself, Olanike understands the challenges navigating healthy food options when moving to a new country. To overcome this barrier and support her community, she has hosted nutrition education events designed for immigrants from Africa and South America. Olanike has also received a grant for a local non-profit to provide basic family and childcare items and supported her community school with provision of school supplies.