Tamara Baker is Project and Communications Director for No Kid Hungry North Carolina, now based at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. A part of No Kid Hungry since its formation in North Carolina in 2011, Tamara leads the Summer and Afterschool Nutrition focus for her team, and communications. She also manages the federal SNAP-Education grant for improving nutrition policy, systems and the related environment for children in low income areas. Tamara began her career in Washington, DC, as press secretary for a member of the Agriculture Committee in Congress, then worked with USDA information services before moving to a large public relations agency where she led global public relations for the relief agency Feed the Children. She was relocated back to North Carolina by the pharmaceutical leader GlaxoSmithKline.