Tamara Baker is Program Manager for No Kid Hungry North Carolina, a private-public partnership between the Governor’s office, NC Serves, and the national nonprofit Share Our Strength. The partnership focuses on expanding school breakfast and summer meals by accessing federal funding for the 700,000-plus economically disadvantaged children in the state. She began her current role after managing the highly successful public launch of the initiative last September. Tamara’s lifelong career has been in public relations and strategic communications. She worked in Washington, DC, for many years before relocation to NC by GlaxoSmithKline. She also is a partner in Hatch communications agency based in Chapel Hill.