Administrator, Tata-Cornell Institute, Department of Global Development
Brenda Daniels-Tibke is administrator of the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI). She provides overall financial and human resources management for TCI. Brenda has been at Cornell for more than 30 years working in the Office of Sponsored Programs, in administration at the College of Veterinary Medicine, and most recently, she spent 17 years in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, where she served as the division’s assistant executive director for finance and administration. Brenda has lived in the Ithaca area for most of her life and has three children; the oldest received her PhD from Cornell in May of 2018. She enjoys hard work and believes strongly that kindness matters and strives to apply this belief to all interactions.