Full Name
Tamara Winfrey-Harris
Job Title
President, Author and Women's Advocate
Women's Fund of Central Indiana
Speaker Bio
Tamara Winfrey-Harris, CSSGB, is the president of Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) that convenes, invests and advocates so all who identify as women or girls in Central Indiana have an equitable opportunity to reach their full potential no matter their place, race or identity.

Tamara is also a nationally renowned writer and speaker, focusing on issues of race and gender and their intersection with politics, popular culture and current events. She has been invited to speak on issues of gender, race and social justice in media and venues across the country. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Los Angeles Times, Ms. magazine and other media. She is the author of the award-winning book, The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America (Berrett-Koehler 2015) and Dear Black Girl: Letters from Your Sisters on Stepping into Your Power (Berrett-Koehler 2021). Her essays appear in The Lemonade Reader: Beyonce, Black Feminism and Spirituality (Routledge, 2019); The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery (Wayne State University Press, 2018); Black in the Middle: An Anthology of the Black Midwest (Black Belt Publishing, 2020); and other books.

Tamara’s third book A Black Woman's Guide to Getting Free will be released in July 2024 and is currently available for pre-order. In it, she uses feminist principles, yogic wisdom and sister wit to help Black women unshackle their authentic selves from the expectations and stereotypes of American culture.
Tamara Winfrey-Harris

Presenting at the following session(s):

Black Women: Calculating the Cost of Liberation