– Tamara Branch
Tamara Branch is an award winning author, on a mission to assist girls in unlocking their brilliant potential. ITGIRL4LIFE: How to bring out your special something and so much more, has become a self-esteem resource for girls all over the world and is the first book in the “Foundation for Girls” series.
Tamara has worked as a professional model/actor for over 15 years. She strutted down the runway for Calvin Klein, Donna Karen and Christian Dior, co-hosted PBS New York’s education series, “What’s Up in Technology”, did a few independent films, and appeared in T.V. commercials and print ads for Levi’s, Old Navy, Colgate, Revlon, Hershey’s, Kellogg’s Special K, Hanes, Nike, AT&T, Pepsi, and many others.
A Penn State alumnus and lifelong student of personal development, Tamara is deeply passionate about uplifting the human spirit. Her commitment to adding value to her writings and to living a vibrant life lead her to graduate from Institute for Integrative Nutrition (Health Coach Certification Program), where she studied under Deepak Chopra, Dr. Andrew Weil and some of the top health and wellness experts in the world.
Tamara was asked to become a Female Visionary Author guest blogger for The Brave Heart Women Global Community. She’s a SAG/AFTRA member, a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and is represented by Abrams Artists Agency.
Multi-passionate, an artist in every sense, Tamara is from New York, born and raised in the Bronx and lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband.
Since its release, ITGIRL4LIFE has garnered several awards, including:
- Reader Views Literary Award for Best Teen/YA Book of the Year
- Mom’s Choice Gold Award for Young Adult (YA) Inspirational/Motivational Book
- Beverly Hills International Book Award for YA nonfiction
- Indie Excellence Book Award for YA non-fiction
- Eric Hoffer Book Award in the YA category (Honorable mention)
Stay tuned. Book #2 on Body Image will be out in the Fall/2018 and Workshops are coming soon.