Taima Beyah joined the National Center for Youth Law in July 2019 as the Human Resource Partner. Beyah is a Bay Area native with deep roots in the fight for social justice and social change. She has been committed to helping people improve the quality of their lives through her work in education, health care, mental health, and affordable supportive housing. Prior to joining the NCYL family she served as 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, family advocacy, and systems policies and procedures in nonprofit organizations. Beyah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Cal State University Long Beach. She is certified by the Society of Human Resource Management as a Senior Certified Professional and holds a specialty credential in California Employment Law.