Dr. Tyrone D. Taborn
Publisher, Chairman, and CEO, Career Communications Group
Career Communications Group (CCG) is a minority-owned media services company that connects top technology talent to employers with the potential to fulfill their career goals. Over more than a quarter of a century, CCG has built strong, lasting partnerships with America’s top companies, government agencies, and educational institutions through its magazines, the internet, and conferences that promote the achievements of minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Taborn is founder of the Foundation for Educational Development which aims to raise awareness of technology literacy in minority communities across America. The foundation’s programs – Black Family Technology Awareness Week, La Familia Technology Awareness Week, and the Native American Family Technology Journey – aim to bring families into the digital age through computer literacy workshops.
His current and past board affiliations include Women Legislators of Maryland Foundation Inc., Baltimore Partners for Enhanced Learning, Maryland Black Caucus Foundation Inc., Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE), and the Granville Academy. He is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and the State’s Legislative Black Caucus honored Taborn with a 2008 Living History Award in Engineering, Science, and Innovation. Taborn was recognized for outstanding contributions to his field and the State of Maryland. He was one of three individuals to receive the award.
Taborn holds honorary degrees from Morgan State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and a Bachelor of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University.