Tamara L. McMillan is an award winning professor, TEDx speaker, and blogger specializing in leadership, women’s issues and personal development. As CEO of McMillan Empowerment Enterprise, she’s a speaker, educator and coach. She also serves as the Associate Director of Student Life and Adjunct Professor at SUNY Buffalo State.
She holds a MS in Student Personnel Administration, and a BS in Political Science both from SUNY Buffalo State. In addition to her studies, Tamara is completing a graduate certificate in Creativity and Change Leadership from the International Center of Studies in Creativity. Tamara is MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory Qualified, an Advanced Trainer for Foursight and a certified facilitator for The 7 Habits for Highly Effective People with SUNY Buffalo State.
Inspirational and passionate, she invites her constituents and students to become their authentic selves by “becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable.” As a disruptive change agent, she is always looking for unique ways to help her audiences view life from a different lens while challenging assumptions.
Tamara was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Her greatness passion and inspiration is the role of mother to her daughter Jontay Deaira.