Tamara Washington (she/her) joins the CCEE team as the Associate Director for SERJ. She is an intersectional feminist and anti-oppressive advocate with over 7 years of experience working in the field of anti-violence. Tamara started her career as a community advocate and organizer supporting survivors of power-based violence and their families in Western Georgia. During her time working in the community, Tamara also worked as a Health Educator at the University of West Georgia (UWG), where she created and provided educational programs and initiatives on topics such as sexual assault, interpersonal violence, healthy relationships, sexual health, and overall wellness.
After her time at UWG, Tamara went on to create an advocacy office at the George Washington University (GWU), titled the Office of Advocacy & Support (OAS) where she served as the Assistant Director. In her role at GWU, Tamara worked alongside the campus community to identify and reimagine healing and justice and provided prevention education focused on addressing and disrupting oppression.
Tamara holds a Master of Education in Counseling from UWG and continues to center the needs of communities of color, specifically Black women in her research as a Doctoral Candidate at GWU. Outside of working on her dissertation, you will find Tamara eating potato chips while watching random Netflix movies, trying new restaurants, or finding new home improvement projects.
Contact Tamara at email@example.com