Tanya Cobbs Leslie

Tanya Cobbs Leslie leads the Office of Work/Life’s Dual Career Service which offers a unique and comprehensive job search and career management program for the spouses/partners of newly recruited tenured and tenure-track faculty. Tanya contributed to the creation and development of the Dual Career Service while employed as the Assistant Dean of Career Services at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University where she led the first full-service career education/management program for master’s and doctoral level public health students and alumni. Prior to her tenure at Mailman, Tanya was the Director of Career Services at Teachers College, Columbia University where she re-engineered the Career Services Center and the Senior Associate Director of Career Services at the Columbia Business School where she developed the first on-line interview bidding system.

Tanya earned an A.B., with honors, from Stanford University and M.A and M. Phil. from Columbia University. She resides in New Jersey with her spouse and 4-legged companion, Sammy the Golden Retriever and has one daughter.  Tanya has many passions including walking, swimming, bicycling, traveling, reading, and learning about fashion history.