Tierra Thorne

Entrepreneurship and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)

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Tierra L. Thorne, a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), champions workforce wellness and trauma-informed practices as a Clinical and wellness Manager at DHS’s Youth Support Partner Unit. Utilizing her experiences as a former trauma therapist, she has pioneered programs to foster a culture of well-being and counter burnout, secondary trauma, and compassion fatigue.

As the Founder and CEO of Blanket & Board, she’s renowned for curating award-winning charcuterie-focused gatherings that promote self-care and community connection. Her dedication to culturally attuned programming shines in her role as Treasurer of the Healthy Village Learning Institute, an Afrocentric non-profit emphasizing African- centered trauma coping methods.

A University of Pittsburgh alum, Tierra is progressing towards her LCSW. Beyond her professional endeavors, she treasures movements with her son, Teagan, exploring nature, music, and cultural arts.