Tamieka Atkins is the Executive Director of ProGeorgia. In addition to the detailed daily operation, infrastructure building, strategy setting, and fundraising, Tamieka serves on the board of State Voices, State Innovation Exchange (SiX), and Amnesty International USA. In her spare time, she uses her influence to advocate for Black Women and Women of Color and was voted one of Time Out Magazine’s Women of the Year 2021.
Prior to working at ProGeorgia, Tamieka was the Founding Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance – Atlanta Chapter, where she developed a base of African American domestic workers advocating for respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections for all domestic workers.
She has a Bachelor’s in Multicultural Literature from Hunter College and a certificate in Professional Fundraising from NYU. Tamieka lives in Atlanta, Georgia with the next generation of black women leadership—her two daughters— Layla and Olivia.