Tia Abner

Director, Development, National Capital Region and Baltimore

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Tia has over 10 years of experience establishing and implementing effective partnerships that aim to increase the number of diverse STEM-ready workers in the global talent pool. She leads fundraising in the National Capital Region and Baltimore markets at Per Scholas and her experience represents an array of sectors and industries, including charities, nonprofits, start-ups, and corporations. She has a Master’s Degree from Georgetown University in Global Hospitality Leadership with a focus on Strategic Brand & Experience and is a graduate of Trinity-Washington University’s Strategic Communications Program.


Unlocking Potential
Changing the Face of Tech


Per Scholas is proud to announce that we are winners of the 2023 Kristof Holiday Impact Prize, and we have been selected as a beneficiary of The New York Times Communities Fund. Contributions from these campaigns will fuel Per Scholas’ Career Access Fund, providing thousands of diverse learners in 2024 with everything they need to unlock their potential through tuition-free tech training.

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