Tamika D. Mallory, age 36 and the mother of a teenage son, is a nationally recognized leader, currently being heralded as a champion of the civil rights movement. A fiery and outspoken advocate for social justice, Tamika has been publicly applauded as a leader by President Obama's White House administration. President of Mallory Consulting, a strategic planning and event management firm based in New York City, Tamika has led flagship projects for Fortune 500 corporations and organizations, like her work with Amnesty International on human rights causes including mass incarceration, gun violence and police brutality. Tamika was one of four national co-chairs of the Women's March on Washington, organizing over 1 million people at the nation's capital, and a total of 5 million people worldwide.
A well-known organizer in New York City, Tamika is the former Executive Director of the National Action Network. Selected to serve on the transition committee of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Tamika was instrumental in helping to create the NYC Crisis Management System, an official gun violence prevention program that awards nearly $20 million annually to innovative violence intervention organizations. A board member of The Gathering for Justice, Ms. Mallory has been supporting the efforts of Justice League NYC, leading marchers over 250 miles from Staten Island, NY to Washington, DC to reduce racial disparities in policing on a national level. She is featured in the media on the intersection of civil rights, social justice and the new wave of feminism.