Senior Associate for Strategic Learning
Tamara Struk served as the Senior Associate for Strategic Learning through 2016, bridging the internal strategic work with the Evaluation and Communications teams and other teams involved in Atlantic’s evaluation and dissemination work. She helped design and implement evaluations and communicate their learnings during the final phase of Atlantic’s limited life. Ms. Struk was based in New York.
She joined Atlantic in 2013 working on data and market trends analyses with the Reconciliation & Human Rights and Grants Management teams.
Prior to Atlantic, Ms. Struk was a project coordinator at Cornell University where she managed high-profile executive learning programs in leadership, professional development, corporate entrepreneurship and innovation for a Middle Eastern client. While an employee at Cornell, she served as a mentor for the Young Global Leadership Foundation’s emerging leaders.
During graduate school, she was president of Women in Public Policy; won the Acara Challenge, an international social business plan competition; and participated in Cornell’s Social Venture Fund. Ms. Struk worked on a number of consulting projects for organizations from local government to the nonprofit and private sectors, both nationally and in emerging markets like South Africa and Malaysia. Earlier, she was a research assistant on the first international research done on social normative beliefs regarding cigarette smoking by Hungarian and Chilean adolescents. Ms. Struk has participated as a volunteer in humanitarian projects in El Salvador, Kenya, the Dominican Republic and Moldova.
She earned a master’s degree in public administration from Cornell University’s Public Affairs Institute and a bachelor of science in public health education from Brigham Young University.