Speakers Dr. Tonya M. Evans
Dr. Tonya M. Evans

Tonya M. Evans is a professor at Penn State Dickinson Law, CEO of the Advantage Evans™ Academy, creator of the From Cash to Crypto™ suite of courses, Chair of the Maker Foundation and host of the Tech Intersect Podcast, a weekly podcast that highlights new and notable experts at the intersections of law, business and technology. Professor Evans has expertise in the areas of intellectual property, new technologies (including blockchain and distributed ledger technology), entrepreneurship & innovation (including advisor to startups), entertainment law, trusts & estates, and municipal finance. She writes, speaks, and teaches primarily about the intersections of copyright and new technologies, blockchain and the law, and trusts and estates. Professor Evans is a graduate of Northwestern University and Howard University School of Law (cum laude). She also served as the Howard Law Journal Editor-in-Chief. She is licensed to practice law in PA, NJ, NY and DC and a member of the Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter, Inc.


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