University of Washington
Tamara LaFrance is the Senior Director of Corporate Relations for the University of Washington where she works with small-to-Fortune 500 companies and UW faculty, staff, and students to develop and grow dynamic partnerships and engagements for the benefit of our region, nation, and the globe. These partnerships are formed around a spectrum of interests and specializations, including technology, health, and business. Prior to working for University of Washington, Tamara served in fundraising leadership roles for institutions of higher education in the US and Australia, with a focus on capital campaigns, research, fellowships, and program development. She holds degrees from Washington State University in Neuropsychology and English Literature, and a Certified Fund Raising Executive credential.