Tanya is available to educate on the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of Gerontology
  • LGBTQ Advocacy 101
  • LGBTQ Aging
  • LGBTQ Cultural Sensitivity Training
  • Older Adults: Mobilization and Advocacy
  • End Of Life Care
  • Conflict Resolution


  • Religious Literacy:¬†Traditions and Scriptures-Harvard Divinity School
  • Fundamentals of Gerontology-USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
  • Education Ambassador-National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
  • Cultural and Diversity Awareness-LA County Department of Mental Health
  • Health and Service Foundational Skills-East Los Angeles College
  • End of Life Care-National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization


  • Deans Honor Award, 2019
  • Broadwick Scholarship Award, 2019
  • Los Angeles College Dean's Honor List, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Los Angeles County Link Award, 2017


  • Los Angeles County Commission on Aging (Secretary)
  • American Society On Aging
  • Los Angeles County Area Plan On Aging (Chairperson)
  • National LGBTQ Task Force
  • Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition
  • Community¬†Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • East Los Angeles College Health Services Organization
  • University of Southern California Gerontology Association