tamia rashima jordan, M.Ed., is an educator who channels her energy into projects focused on healing within the BIPOC (Black & Indigenous & People of Color) community. She grounds her work in Emergent Strategy (a.m. brown), community accountability (Kaba et. al.), healing justice, and transformative justice (G. Boggs et. al.). Currently she serves as the Director of Intercultural Student Affairs at Emerson College located in Boston, Massachusetts.
tamia did her undergraduate work in American Politics and African American Studies at the University of Virginia. She went on to receive her M.Ed. in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont.
In addition to her work at Emerson, tamia serves as the Chair of the Community Council of the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence. She is the Chief of Staff to the Founder and CEO of T.C.G.T. (That Child Got Talent) Entertainment. She has done work with the BU Prison Ed Program as well as with the African American Coalition Committee in the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Norfolk. She is a former Executive Director at Operation L.I.P.S.T.I.C.K. (Ladies Involved in Putting a Stop to Inner City Killing). And she served on the production team for the 2018 & 2019 Boston Art & Music Soul Festival (BAMS Fest) and the planning team for the 2021 Princess Day: a party for little girls of color and their families.
Also important to note, tamia cannot live without the ocean, all the folx who call her auntie, traveling to countries closer to the equator, kitty cats, and music.