Tamika is a humanitarian, nonprofit executive, and advocate with over 20 years of experience in domestic nonprofits and International Development and Humanitarian Affairs. Her work has focused on ending sexual violence and, more broadly, on applying an intersectional lens to gender equality and violence prevention efforts, and to increase diversity, equity, and social inclusion. Tamika moves audiences by weaving together her professional experience with her personal (and shared) experience of being a queer, black woman (and other intersecting identities) navigating executive leadership roles within the antiviolence movement to ensure the voices of the most vulnerable are represented, heard, and supported.
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Tamika is a respected and sought-after media commentator on gender and racial equity, particularly sexual violence and its intersections with other marginalized identities. She brings an endearing and vulnerable honesty to her 20 years of experience working in countries worldwide. Tamika seeks to inspire the next generation, reignite you with your passion, and incite people to take action and create positive change. Tamika is a thought leader and organizational driver with a proven track record in advocacy and organizational and cultural change management. Her success and commitment to social change was honored as a recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for Meritorious Service from Michigan State University (MSU) in 2022, and she delivered the 2021 Commencement Address for MSU, Lyman Briggs College Graduation.s