Juanita Tamayo Lott
Juanita Tamayo Lott
Juanita Tamayo Lott
Demographer, Statistician and Author, Tamayo Lott and Associates

San Francisco State
B.A., Sociology (1970)

  • Juanita Tamayo Lott has lectured and written on demographic changes for 40 years for both public and scholarly audiences in the U.S. and abroad. She is a demographic consultant and principal of the firm Tamayo Lott and Associates.
  • She spent her career with the federal statistical system, holding senior statistician, demographer, policy analyst and management positions with the U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Committee on National Statistics and the National Academy of Sciences.
  • In 2007, she co-founded the Filipino Studies Program at the University of Maryland, College Park and in 2011 was a founding donor of the James A. Hirabayashi Person for All Seasons Scholarship at San Francisco State and in 2019, Tamayo Lott was inducted into the San Francisco State Alumni Hall of Fame.
  • An original SF State striker, she was instrumental in the creation of San Francisco State's College of Ethnic Studies and authored a book about the strike, "Golden Children: Legacy of Ethnic Studies, SF State. A Memoir."
  • From 1974 to 1977 she directed the first and only Office of Asian American Affairs, Office of the Secretary in the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

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