Vice President of Knowledge, Impact, & Strategy
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness is pleased to announce Dr. Tiffany Manuel as this year's first keynote speaker on Monday, October 2nd, during the first General Session of the 24th Annual Statewide Conference on Ending Homelessness.

Dr. Tiffany Manuel is Vice President of Knowledge, Impact, and Strategy at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., one of the nation’s largest housing and community development intermediaries.  At Enterprise, Dr. Manuel leads a team that advances Enterprise’s work to end housing insecurity and expand opportunity through research, data analytics, impact assessment and strategic planning.  She works to ensure that Enterprise’s data and intellectual capital are effectively managed, well-utilized and leveraged to support organizational priorities.

To this role, Dr. Manuel brings more than 25 years of experience leading projects of increasing scope and complexity that effectively build the capacity of organizations to use evidence, data and research to inform strategy and decision-making.  Just prior to joining Enterprise in 2012, Dr. Manuel served as the Director of Impact and Evaluation at the FrameWorks Institute, a nonprofit evidenced-based communications firm working to reframe public debate around the nation’s toughest social issues.  She has also served as a Senior Policy Analyst at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Senior Researcher at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and as Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Dr. Manuel holds doctorate and master’s degrees in public policy from the University of Massachusetts Boston, a master’s degree in political science from Purdue University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago.  She is a highly sought after speaker and is the author of several articles, book chapters and reports, including the most recent, "You Don't Have to Live Here: Why Housing Messages Are Backfiring and 10 Things We Can Do About It." 


 Conference Year  Conference Theme  Speaker(s)
 2016 - 23rd Annual  Every Story Matters: Sharing Our Stories of Ending Homelessness  Jeff Olivet (Center for Social Innovation)
 Liz Warren (South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute)
 2015 - 22nd Annual
  Will Work to End Homelessness  Vu Le (Nonprofit With Balls)
 Dr. Jama Shelton (True Colors Fund)
 2014 - 21st Annual  Will Work to End Homelessness  Robbert Egger (Founder/Director, L.A. Kitchen)
 Richard Cho (U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness)
 2013 - 20th Annual  Twenty Years Too Long  Iain de Jong (OrgCode Consulting, Inc.)
 Jennifer Leimaile Ho (U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development)
 2012 - 19th Annual  The TIME Is Now: Transformation, Integration, Momentum, and  Empowerment
 Sam Tsemberis (Founder, Pathways to Housing)
 Kathleen Guarino (National Center on Family Homelessness)
 Tonier Cain (Homelessness Survivor, Advocate, and Educator)

 2011 - 18th Annual  Leading the Way Home: Encourage Conversation, Engage  Community, Execute Change 
 Governor Jan Brewer (State of Arizona)
 Romonia Dixon (Former homeless youth & 2010 National Boys & Girls  Club Youth of the Year)
 Pete Dougherty (Homeless Veteran Initiative Office)

 2010 - 17th Annual  Challenging Times & Golden Opportunities: Bringing AZ Home  Governor Jan Brewer (State of Arizona)
 Anthony Love (U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness)
 Dr. Jim O'Connell (Boston Health Care for the Homeless)

 2009 - 16th Annual  Growing Home: Nourishing the Present to Cultivate the Future  Governor Jan Brewer (State of Arizona)
 Col. Joey Strickland (Arizona Department of Veterans' Services)
 Becky Kanis Margiotta (Common Ground & 100,000 Homes)

 2008 - 15th Annual  Imagine HOPE: Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere  Lloyd Pendleton (Utah's Homeless Task Force)
 Aurora Zepeda (Institute for Children & Poverty)
 2007 - 14th Annual  Building Bridges to Vibrant Communities  Bill Faith (Coalition on Homelessness & Housing in Ohio)
 Dr. Dora Schriro (Arizona Department of Corrections)
 Michael Pyatok (Stardust Center for Affordable Housing & the Family)

 2006 - 13th Annual  Building the Dream  Barbara Duffield (NAEHCY)
 Mary Jo West (Phoenix's first female prime-time news anchor)
 2005 - 12th Annual  Two Days, Two Months, Too Long....Ending Homelessness in AZ  Governor Janet Napolitano (State of Arizona)
 Sam Tsemberis (Founder, Pathways to Housing)
 Tanya Tull (Beyond Shelter)
 2004 - 11th Annual  Working Together: Changing Lives  Fred Karnas (Arizona Department of Housing)
 Governor Janet Napolitano (State of Arizona)
 2003 - 10th Annual  Collaboration: The Key to Success  Rebecca Flanagan (U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development)
 Sheila Harris (Arizona Department of Housing)
 Sam Tsemberis (Founder, Pathways to Housing)
 Phil Mangnato (U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness)

 2002 - 9th Annual  Times, They Are A Changin'   Chief Deputy Dennis Burke (Arizona Attorney General's Office) 
 Diane Ross, Assistant Director (AHCCCS)
 2001 - 8th Annual  Homeless Odyssey 2001: Partnering for Success  Nan Roman (National Alliance to End Homelessness) 
 2000 - 7th Annual  Conference 2000: Ending Homelessness in the New Century  Michael Stoops (National Coalition for the Homeless)
 Terry Goddard (Arizona HUD Office)

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