Tawanya Hamman is our Marketing Intern, connected to us by Emerging Leaders, a local organization dedicated to improving diversity by providing pathways to leadership. Tawanya enhances our brand awareness and elevates our digital strategy by creating fresh social graphics and content for our social media platforms. She works closely with our Marketing and Content Development team to support overall product advertising by way of social media.
Prior to interning with Building Champions, she worked with Parachute Media, an organization created by and for Gen Z and Millennial women and non-binary people of color, where she managed and produced content for their social media platforms. Previously, she also worked for a nonprofit organization, Girls Inc., where she managed data entry, facilitated groups of girls educating them on various topics and coordinated events sought to empower young girls.
Tawanya is wrapping up her last year at Portland State University where she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Economics. She enjoys sports, working out at the gym, cooking and sharing new recipes with her friends and family on her Instagram (shortandtasty_).
Originally from Nigeria, she currently lives in Portland, Oregon.