Tondra Richardson is director of student diversity and inclusion for the Office of Educational Equity at University of Phoenix. With over 20 years of experience in higher education, Tondra's areas of expertise also include conflict resolution and risk management. Tondra is certified by the National Diversity Council as a Diversity and Inclusion Practitioner and completed Cornell University's diversity and inclusion certificate program. She completed her bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration with the University of Phoenix.
Tondra currently sits on the board for the Diversity Leadership Alliance and National Conference on Race and Ethnicity Student Affairs and Affiliated Professionals Committee. She was an honoree of the 2022 class of leading women in higher education by the publication Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. The Office of Educational Equity is the recipient of the UPCEA® Leadership In Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Award for 2023.