Tamarah Wallace
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Location: New York, New York, USA
School: Columbia University
Major: Political Science and Human Rights, Economics

Tamarah Wallace

EDUCATION
Columbia University (CU), New York, NY, Columbia College
B.A. Economics- Political Science & Human Rights Candidate, Aug 2018 – May 2022
Cooper City High School, Cooper City, FL
Ranked #4 of 550, Aug 2014 – Jun 2018
• NHS Pres., Model UN Pres./Founder, Debate VP, Newspaper Editor, LiNK VP, NEHS Treasurer

SELECT AWARDS & HONORS
• Dean’s List, Columbia College of Columbia University
• Questbridge Scholar
• SEO Scholar
• Accepted to Girls Who Invest Summer Intensive 2020
• Carson's Scholar
• National Qualifier for the South FL Catholic Forensic League
• Excellent Mark from the FL Scholastic Press Association
• Published in the Blue Marble Review
• Sullivan/Ansin workshop in Journalism & new Media at the University of Miami

EXPERIENCE
Columbia Daily Spectator, New York, NY
Editorial Page Editor (Managing Board), Dec 2019 – Present, Associate for Projects, Sep 2018 – Dec 2019
Head & final editing of all Opinion section content including Columns & Op-eds; Publishing content every day with journalistic judgement; Leading all pitch, training, & projects meetings; Meeting with representatives from CU administration, clubs, community leaders, & organizations; Managing a 20 person staff and over 10 semesterly contributors
BLK Management, New York, NY
Analyst, Nov 2019 – Present
Contribution of investment ideas to the fund, Completion of education program in accounting & security selection, final stock pitch for professional mentors, Contribution of investment ideas to the fund
Community Impact (CI), New York, NY- Harlem Youth Non-profit
Member of Board of Directors, Operations Officer (Student Board), & Former Assistant to the Exec. Director, Sep 2018 – Present
Leading Student Board & Staff meetings; Organizing annual charity gala, town halls, open house, & other events; Creating agendas; Answering student board emails; Managing all group tasks (Slack, Asana); Creating forms & contracts; Liaisoning to over 400 volunteers; Voting in Board of Directors meetings
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) USA, New York, NY
New York Regional Intern for Major Gifts, Sep 2019 – Dec 2019
Researching worldwide initiatives to find & secure potential major donors through writing effective, succinct reports; Updating the donor database (Blackbaud CRM); Creating wealth capacity estimates; Attending major gifts team meetings
New York City Council Office of Helen K. Rosenthal, New York, NY
Legislative & Communications Intern (Summer), Jun 2019 – Aug 2019
Researching & creating policy initiatives with district & citywide impact (Domestic Violence, Homelessness primarily); Writing reports, press releases, remarks, & op-eds; Attending hearings on Councilwoman’s behalf; Front-end web developing in Wordpress; Expanding press list & pitching stories; Organizing & creative design of Town Halls
Social Intervention Group, Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY
Research Intern (Summer), Jun 2019 – Aug 2019
Coding data with NVivo, Conducting surveys, interviews, & focus groups, Testing for HIV & STIs, Writing literature reviews, Scheduling follow-ups with participants- Projects: Empowering African-American Women On the Road to Health (eWorth), Women Initiating New Goals of Safety (WINGS), NYS Opioid Grant
Thompson Legal, P.A., Davie, FL
Paid Legal Intern (Summer), Jun 2018 – Aug 2018 (440 hours, full-time)
Drafting letters & demands to clients & adv. councils, Completing intakes with Rocketmatter, Creating Spreadsheets to organize data, Interpreting & organizing data files & mail, Managing reception (answering phones, welcoming clients, mailing documents, scheduling meetings, filing, faxing), Working closely with three Florida Bar Attorneys

Writing, Editing, NVIVO, Wordpress, Microsoft Suite