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Shaping a

Better Tomorrow

Our Research Institute’s mission is to drive economic empowerment through innovative research and pioneering community programming hyper-focused on the Black experience.

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From Insight to Impact

TRIBE takes a holistic approach to drive transformative change through strategic and actionable research.

  • Insights on the experiences within the Black community

  • Insights to support inclusive leadership

  • Programming that bolsters economic empowerment through entrepreneurship education and training

  • Training to upskill talent to participate in growth enabled by GenAI


TRIBE Insights is a nonprofit research institute and is primarily funded through a combination of grants, corporate sponsorships, and individual donations. 

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Institute Pillars

Our three pillars support our vision to achieve economic parity for the Black community

Strategic Insights

Our insights help leaders develop meaningful and impactful strategies to drive equity in three critical areas:

  • Talent & Skilling  

  • Responsible & Ethical AI 

  • Economic Empowerment

Immersion Training

Our immersive training programs help business leaders prepare current and prospective talent the explosive growth in opportunities related to Generative AI. We conduct training and research to:

  • Identify & enable pathways into GenAI for Black talent

  • Identify & Mitigate Bias in GenAI applications

Community Programming

We develop, implement, and advise on entrepreneur development programming for:

  • Small Businesses to Grow and Scale

  • Non-profit and Government Organizations, as a non-profit implementation partner

  • Enterprise Organizations to connect with Black talent

  • Incubators & Accelerators to create meaningful experiences for Black Founders 

Tchicaya Ellis Robertson, Ph.D. founder and CEO of Tribe Insights

Tchicaya Ellis Robertson, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO


We are committed to driving access

Tchicaya e.r. Brooks, Ph.D., is the Founder and CEO of TRIBE Insights. She is passionate about providing groundbreaking research to make good business decisions and policy recommendations on how to remedy experience disparities in the Black community. With close to 30 years of experience as an Applied Psychologist in corporate research and government settings, Tchicaya leverages her extensive background in psychometrics, advanced analytics, survey-based research and business consulting along with her strategic partners to empower TRIBE to offer unparalleled insights. 

Partner with TRIBE

Join our TRIBE, a vibrant community that shares your vision. Together, we can close gaps and provide new opportunities for growth and collaboration.

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