With over 20 years of public health education experience, Tanya is considered a subject matter expert in the areas of minority health, pregnancy prevention, HIV/STDs and reproductive/sexual health. She is an alumna of North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Department of Public Health Education, where she has served as an adjunct instructor for the past 10 years. Currently, Tanya is the lead instructor for Human Sexuality. Tanya is a highly-requested trainer, facilitator and mentor. Much of her work has been in collaboration with community-based organizations, churches, academic institutions, and state and national conferences. She is the former president for the North Carolina Society for Public Health Education (NCSOPHE) and the co-chair for the 2014 National Sex Ed Conference. She is also the co-chair of the NCCU Department of Public Health Education (DPHE) Alumni Committee. She serves as a mentor for several NCCU DPHE students and alumni. Mrs. Bass is also a current member of the editorial board for the American Journal of Sexuality Education. As a facilitator and trainer, audience members and training participants describe Tanya as “dynamic, energetic and captivating”. She is praised for her ability to connect with a multitude of audiences.