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Tamyra Gordon

Executive Director at Year Up Los Angeles

Tammy has over 12 years of experience in non-profit management, specifically supporting first-generation students and their transition to, through and beyond college. Tammy has been dedicated to K-16 development in a variety of roles including program management, site expansion, classroom instruction, curriculum design and education consulting. Her experience includes organizations across the nation including Rutgers University, Insight Education Group, Citizen Schools and America Needs You and currently Year Up. Tammy supported the inaugural expansions of America Needs You, two year workforce development fellows program, to New Jersey and Los Angeles, managing programming efforts for the first classes of students at each site. As the Executive Director of Year Up Los Angeles she works with a team at West Los Angeles community college to close the opportunity divide by connecting under-represented young adults to market demand for entry-level talent in the technology, financial operations, and healthcare sectors.

Tammy is a second generation immigrant from British Virgin Islands and a first-generation college graduate with a BS in Marketing and a MSEd in Curriculum Instruction.

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