Shamiah Zimmerman

Associate, Finance and Operations

If education is life itself, then instructional data is the power tool to help you succeed.


Shamiah provides operational and administrative support to the DQC team. Her duties include supporting internal and external meetings, managing mailings, communicating with building staff and security, overseeing procurement and supplies, handling some financial duties, and assisting with office facility management.

Shamiah is passionate about education and inspired by the work of Data Quality Campaign. Before joining DQC, Shamiah graduated from the Esthetic Institute with a certificate in esthetics. Shamiah has worked as a lead receptionist for a tax service company and as a manager in several popular retail stores.

Shamiah loves art of all kinds, and in her free time she enjoys doing beauty and special effects makeup, seeing plays and musicals, and spending time with family.

Why do you do this work? I do this work because I love being a part of an organization that is making a difference. Being a parent myself makes me more passionate about working here at DQC and the actions that my job takes to support student success

What is your favorite DQC resource? Show Me The Data. The information in Show Me The Data makes me happy as a parent knowing that not only progress is possible in report cards but there is a path for me to better understand when my kids start grade school.

If you could have dinner with three people, who would they be? Walt Disney, President Obama and Oprah Winfrey.