Tamla joined the Center for High Impact Philanthropy as the Administrative & Program Coordinator in July 2018. Tamla comes with over 35 years of professional experience in providing administrative, clerical, and executive assistant support to a wide range of organizations and departments, including many at Penn.
In addition, she has extensive experience as a business consultant, providing mobile notary, executive assistant, and document preparation services for Philadelphia-based small and minority women-owned businesses in various industries, with special attention to organizations that coordinate expungement clinics.
Tamla attended Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC. She received her Business Management certificate in Human Resource Management Specialist from Griffin Technical College in Griffin, GA.
During her continued advocacy in community and civic engagement, Tamla was appointed judge of elections in the 40th Ward. Since 2018 she also been a block captain/organizer and has helped seniors in her community. Tamla has been a volunteer for the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy and Career Wardrobe, and is a member of the National Notary Association, Society for Human Resource Management, Women Business Development Center-East, and Urban League of Philadelphia.
Tamla raised three children to adulthood and now resides in the Bartram’s Garden section of Philadelphia with her husband, Tyrone. She enjoys a wide range of music, cultural events, and exhibits (e.g., museum crawls) and being spiritually healthy through yoga practice.