Dr. Tamara Wilkerson Dias is a DEI Educator and leader with a background in leadership development across corporate, nonprofit, and K-12 educational spaces. She began her career in education, shifting into leadership development, professional coaching and consulting. Before joining Perfeqta, Dr. Dias served as the CEO of a grassroots nonprofit, committed to the retention of Black educators. Her expertise and leadership garnered national recognition, and she was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2017. Each of these experiences required knowledge around shifting company culture, managing human capital, and harnessing talents to move teams forward. Dr. Dias is certified in DiSC Assessment; DEI in the Workplace Certificate, and Becoming an Antiracist Leader.
Her background works at the intersection of equity and justice and corporate settings, with years of experience working alongside senior leaders in corporate settings to evaluate their readiness for DEI initiatives and give feedback to make safe and equitable spaces for marginalized employees.
Dr. Dias holds a Bachelor’s in Spanish Linguistics and Philology, a Master’s in Foreign Language Education, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She is also a certified DiSC assessment facilitator and trainer. When she’s not working, you can guarantee she’s curled up with a book or taking a class on her Peloton.
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