Daria Ibn-Tamas is an intellectual property and product liability attorney. She provides pro bono services in the areas of immigration, consumer protection and non-profit law. Ms. Ibn-Tamas earned a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Political Science from Columbia University, a Master of Commercial Aviation from Delta State University and a Juris Doctorate from University of Southern California Gould School of Law.
Additionally, Daria serves as a disaster relief consultant to a FEMA contractor and is among the first response team that provides home inspection services to federally declared disaster areas. Since 2004, she has been deployed to over fifteen disasters in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, California and Tennessee. She works areas impacted by floods, hurricanes, mudslides and fires all over the United States. Daria prides herself on her ability to provide real property and social service assessments in crucial times. She guides applicants through the relief process, giving them both comfort and a multitude of options during their difficult time.
Daria serves as a valuable resource and contributor to media outlets during natural disasters. Her expertise in the areas of crisis management provides her the skills to aid victims in an emergency and assist them by creating a plan of action to overcome their turmoil. Daria has performed volunteer work around the world for various relief efforts like those sponsored by Airline Ambassadors where she coordinated transportation logistics for medical teams to reach earthquake victims and assisted evacuees that applied for humanitarian parole.
Committed to volunteerism, Daria is a motivational speaker and sponsor of activities that bring awareness to domestic violence and human trafficking. Daria has served on the board of many respected outreach programs and is fully committed to health-care issues in urban communities with a focus on HIV/AIDS awareness and teen homelessness. Other causes and organizations that she has contributed to include: Special Olympics, Tahirih Justice Center, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Friends Outside.
In addition to her professional and educational affiliations, Ms. Ibn-Tamas has contributed her time to many non-profit organizations. She is a sustainer member of Junior League of Los Angeles and a member of the Los Angeles (CA) chapter of The Links, Incorporated. As a dedicated member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) she has spent many volunteer hours contributing to communities across the country. She was elected to the International Board of Directors for the Sorority from 1996 to 1998 as Second Vice President; and held the same position with the AKA Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), a charitable non-profit. As Second Vice President, she traveled to regional and national conferences presenting workshops and addressing the concerns of the membership. She also established the AKA EAF Youth P.A.C (Partners Accessing Capital) where she created a program to involve young people in the philanthropic process. The program is comprised of an undergraduate committee that administers awards and scholarships to college students.