Dr. Tiffany Manuel is Vice President of Knowledge, Impact and Strategy at Enterprise Community Partners, 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 re-frame 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.