Latisha Latiker is the National Director of Grant Services for the NAACP. In her role, Latisha works to achieve equity, political rights and social inclusion by advancing policies and practices that expand human and civil rights, eliminate discrimination, and accelerate wellbeing, education, and economic security of Black people and all persons of color. Latisha leads a team tasked with the overall development and execution of the Association’s comprehensive strategy, including research and prospecting, proposal design and development, reporting and compliance/management, and database management.

Latisha has over 20 years of experience working in the field of philanthropy and non-profits. Prior to joining the NAACP, Latisha served as the Director of Grants Programming for the Women's Foundation of Mississippi. In this role she worked on grantmaking, advocacy, and engagement activities for the Foundation. Early in her career, Latisha served as Regional Program Officer for the Children's Defense Fund's Southern Regional Office where she worked on advocacy initiatives that addressed the needs of children and families, paying particular interest to economically vulnerable families.

A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, she earned her B.A. and M.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in public policy and public administration from Oklahoma State University. Latisha is the proud parent of one son, as well as aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. She enjoys reading, traveling, and watching sports with her family.