Tamla Tinsley

Tamla M. Tinsley

  • Administrative and Program Coordinator, Center for High Impact Philanthropy
  • Tamla joined the Center for High Impact Philanthropy as the Administrative & Program Coordinator in July 2018. Tamla comes with over 35 years of professional experience in providing administrative, clerical, and executive assistant support to a wide range of organizations and departments, including many at Penn. In addition, she has extensive experience as a business consultant, providing mobile notary, executive assistant and document preparation services for Philadelphia based small and minority women-owned businesses in various industries, with special attention to organizations that coordinate expungement clinics. Her high level of professionalism, close attention to detail and warmth makes her a great fit for our organization.

    Tamla attended Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, North Carolina a notable historically black college and university. She received her Business Management certificate with discipline in Human Resource Management Specialist from Griffin Technical College in Griffin Georgia. During her continued advocacy in community & civic engagement, Tamla was appointed ‘judge of elections’ in the 40th Ward. Since 2018 she also been noted block captain/organizer and she help seniors in her community. Tamla has been a volunteer tutor for the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy®, Career Wardrobe®. and recognized member: National Notary Association (NNA), Society for Human Resource Management (S HR M), Women Business Development Center-East (WBDC) and Urban League of Philadelphia. She additionally enjoys a wide-ranging of music, exhibits (e.g., museum crawls), being spiritually healthy through yoga practice, and attend cultural events.

    Tamla raised three children to adulthood and now resides in the Bartram’s Garden section of Philadelphia with her husband, Tyrone.



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