Taima Beyah is a Bay Area native with deep roots in the fight for social justice and social change. The passion for her career in the non-profit sector stems from the intersection of the human heart space and the inevitable oppression in American capitalism. She values and embodies human-centered practices built on respectful relationships in the workplace. For over 25 years, Taima has committed to helping people improve the quality of their lives through her work in the legal, education, health care, mental health, and affordable housing industries.
She recently joined the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) as the Chief People and Culture Officer (CPCO). Prior to joining the EBCLC family she served as the HR Partner for the National Center for Youth Law and the Director of Operations for Urban Montessori Charter School. Her depth of experience includes an extensive background in human resources, operations, employee training, risk management, workplace inclusion practices, and systems policies and procedures in nonprofit organizations. Beyah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from California State University, Long Beach. She is certified by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a Senior Certified Professional and holds a specialty credential in California Employment Law. She enjoys gardening, cooking and traveling with her family.