Tamanika Ferguson

3-Year SBBWA Scholarship Recipient

Tamanika Ferguson is a recent graduate of Howard University (2017), a historically black university in Washington, DC. Dr. Ferguson earned a Ph.D. in Communication, Culture and Media Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies. She also holds degrees in Africana Studies from the California State University, Dominguez Hills. Dr. Tamanika Ferguson, I am an early-career interdisciplinary scholar and educator. I have a vision to bring my academic career aspirations in alignment with my spiritual work. I am also a certified yoga instructor and Founder of Circle of Life Yoga & Empowerment Center.

Dr. Ferguson was the recipient of the South Bay Women’s Association (SBWA) [now South Bay Business Women’s Association] for three consecutive years during her studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills. The financial support provided by SBWA enabled Dr. Ferguson to follow her vision and forge a path that would be a light to other people.