Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Tam Ma

Board Secretary
Women's Foundation of California

Tam is an attorney with over a decade of experience shaping California public policy. As a senior advisor to Senator Mark Leno, Tam combines substantive legal knowledge with political understanding to advance the Senator's legislative agenda on health, human services, and consumer protection issues. Prior to joining Senator Leno's staff, Tam was a trial attorney at Legal Services of Northern California's Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act Project, where she represented low-income tenants. The Shriver project is the nation's first publicly-funded Civil Gideon program. She is Board Secretary of the Women's Foundation of California and has served as a trainer and mentor for the Women's Policy Institute. She also serves on the board of the Asian Bar Association of Sacramento and is Past President of My Sister's House. Tam received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

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