Tamara is a native Houstonian who has worked in higher education for over a decade. She is immersed in all things related to student affairs, including advising, mentoring, recruiting, training, and selecting scholarship recipients. She even lives among college students at an elite university! She has a Master of Arts in Sociology, and has studied race, culture, and institutions in-depth. She champions underrepresented minorities and helps connect them to resources in all areas of life. She enjoys reading, color consulting, planning her next vacation, and spending time with her husband and three daughters.