Tamara Layden

Tamara Layden

Lab Manager, Reed College

(she | they) is an ecologist with over eight years of experience in academia and the nonprofit sector. She currently manages a freshwater ecology lab at Reed College and also serves on the Environmental Professionals of Color leadership team, the Oregon Zoo Community Advocacy Council, and chairs a committee on the Portland Parks & Recreation Advisory Board. Tamara is passionate about supporting ecosystem and community resiliency through scientific research, community development, and social justice and wildlife advocacy. She has a variety of experience in the environmental field and is committed to wildlife conservation and cultivating an inclusive community of scientists, land stewards, and outdoor enthusiasts.