Dr. Tammy Francis


aka, The Catalyst, Tammy is a Texas native. Affectionately called Dr. Tammy, she is an
Edupreneur. She is a strategist, educator, global community builder, consultant, educational
researcher, literacy advocate, blockchain enthusiast, speaker, author, and traveler. She is the
owner and CEO of Catalyst 4 Change Global, LLC, Catalyst 4 Change Travel, T. F. Donaldson
Global Enterprises, LLC and Catalyst4Change Apparel. She is also the founder of the Catalyst 4
Change Global Community. In addition, Dr. Tammy is a full-time, tenured Associate Professor
of Reading and Faculty Coordinator of Developmental Education. She teaches developmental
reading and integrated reading and writing courses.
Dr. Tammy has been a TEDx speaker. Her talk was titled, “Connected to Your Purpose, on
Purpose.” She has also served as the Event Curator for TEDx Cole Park. This fall, she will
launch her show, Connections and Conversations with Dr. Tammy, on Tuesdays at 7:30pm
Central on Believe in Your Dream TV which will stream on Roku TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire
TV, and Mini TV.

As an educator for more than 20 years, Dr. Tammy helps adults improve their reading and
writing skills as well as their ability to be successful in college and life. She offers her services as
a consultant and professional developer to supports educators in the secondary and
postsecondary classroom to improve reading and writing instruction across the curriculum as
well as student success strategies in the school setting. She also shares instructional strategies
that create an engaged, equitable, and inclusive environment for students from diverse

As an entrepreneur and strategist, Dr. Tammy helps purpose driven leaders move in the direction
of more and prepare for what’s next by providing the tools and strategies needed to plan and live
on purpose in life, education, and/or business. She also offers goal setting/vision sessions,
purpose planning workshops, and conscious connections retreats.
Dr. Tammy also consults and educates on Blockchain Technology, Blockchain Technology in
Education, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the technology industry and Blockchain
profession, certification of Blockchain professionals, and accreditation of Blockchain programs,
institutions, and organizations around the world. I also provide professional development to
Blockchain educators (faculty) on the best instructional practices in a variety of learning
environments such as face-to-face and virtual and for corporations who host educational/training
events for their employees on Blockchain Technology and the profession. In addition to her other
areas of research, she researches and presents on blockchain in education both nationally and

She has served on several local, national, and international boards and has also won several
professional awards for her contributions to field of education.

Connect with her across all social media platforms @DrTammyFrancis. Email her at
DrTammyFrancis@gmail.com, and her website is www.DrTammyFrancis.com.