Tatyana James

Tatyana James

Research Associate

As a Research Associate, Tatyana supports search teams by developing and implementing research-based strategies for Koya’s executive searches.

Previously, Tatyana was a Senior Development Associate at All Star Code, where she raised awareness for diversifying the tech talent pipeline. Tatyana supported a range of fundraising efforts, from grant writing and donor communications to event planning and database administration. Before joining All Star Code, Tatyana was Special Assistant to New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera. In this capacity, Tatyana was responsible for coordination, policy research, and communications.

Tatyana is passionate about helping underserved communities attain the resources they need to thrive. Tatyana’s passion for nonprofit administration and advocacy-based work stemmed from college internships in development and fundraising at Success Academy Charter Schools and FPWA, both based in New York City. Throughout college, Tatyana volunteered on local campaigns, petitioning and canvassing, to increase civic engagement in her community.

Tatyana attained her BA in Business Administration from Lehman College. While at Lehman College, Tatyana was a member of the Student Leadership Program, Cheerleading Team, and Pre-Law Society.