Ronnie Tyler

We Are Family

"Math helps me [solve] problems and look for solutions. It shows up every day as I look at situations, break them down and solve the problem step by step. I say, "Okay, let me make a plan for this. Let me break it down into manageable steps." So, I kind of look at everything as a math problem."

Quick Facts

Featured in: We Are Family (July 2020)

Current Role: COO of family business, entrepreneur

Credentials: 

  • B.S. in Mathematics at Spelman College
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University
  • Project Manager at IBM (15+ years)

In our July 2020 – We Are Family box, Ronnie Tyler describes her journey in entrepreneurship, starting with BlackAndMarriedWithKids.com, a site that showcases positive images and stories of Black marriages and relationships, with her husband Lamar. She details that innovation comes from feeling frustrated about the way things currently are. Having a background in math helps Ronnie take problems and break down their solutions.

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“I feel like anybody that is good in math, they almost have this secret little superpower. It just helps you with a lot of other subjects. [...] Whatever it is, it does give you a secret advantage. ”

Check out our July 2020 – We Are Family box to see Ronnie Tyler’s FULL interview!