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Tamara L. McMillan, MS, CPSC, CLC 

       Tamara is an author and award-winning Lecturer at the International Center for Studies in Creativity at SUNY Buffalo State College and Director of CSTEP. Additionally, she consults as a trainer and facilitator in creativity, leadership development, diversity, retention and empowerment. Tamara is qualified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, FourSight, Emotional Intelligence and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. As an educational consultant, she designs and delivers workshops in the above areas for the public and private sectors, educators, students and the business community. 

       Tamara teaches four courses; one in the nature and nurture of Creativity and Disruptive Change Leadership, Creative Approaches to Facilitation, Women and Gender Studies and another in mastering the academic environment. As a speaker and consultant, she provides workshops, presentations, keynotes and training events for such organizations as NYiT, CUNY City College, The Council’s Union and Student Programs, Green River College, Kennesaw State University, University of the Virgin Islands, University at Buffalo, Soledad O’Brien’s PowHERful Summit, National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), LEAD365, Harford Community College, Iowa State University, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Workplace Options, Department of Labor (Hamburg, NY), Medaille College, North Carolina A&T and Colleges in the SUNY system. Other clients have included Steve Tasker Self-Leadership Experience camp, Dress for Success Erie and Child and Family Services of Erie County. 

       Known for her presence, Tamara was one of ten speakers for the inaugural TEDx conference held in Buffalo, New York in December 2012. She was also a contributing writer for an online magazine that highlights, supports and empowers women. Stilettos on the Glass Ceiling has been named top 100 best career websites by Forbes magazine in 2013. Tamara offered guidance and suggestions under the Career column. 

       Tamara's background is diverse. She has been an associate director for leadership, pharmaceutical senior sales executive, advertising agent, HP and Sun UNIX sales representative, and student employment coordinator. In her spare time, Tamara likes to read, journal and travel. 

       Tamara is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees both from SUNY Buffalo State. Additionally, she holds a certificate of advance studies in Creativity and Change Leadership from the International Center for Studies in Creativity at SUNY Buffalo State College. She’s also a doctoral scholar in the Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change program at the University of the Virgin Islands. 

Tamara L. McMillan McMillan

Empowerment Enterprise PO Box 292 Buffalo, New York 14207   

www.empowermee.com 716 228 9132 tamara@empowermee.com Engaging and Educating to Emancipate