The Heart Guy presents The Heart of the Matter with Tenaya Wallace Season 4, Episode 10.
The Heart Guy presents The Heart of The MatterOctober 19, 2021x
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The Heart Guy presents The Heart of the Matter with Tenaya Wallace Season 4, Episode 10.

This episode features an intriguing conversation with Tenaya Wallace.

Tenaya is the founder and director of Donate Life Hollywood, a project of the OneLegacy Foundation that serves as a liaison between the organ donation community and the entertainment industry with the goal of seeing more authentic and empowering stories about donation and transplantation.

Tenaya grew up on Hollywood sets with parents who worked behind the scenes on some of television’s most beloved shows including Gimme-A-Break, Alice, Wheel of Fortune, Days of our Lives, In Living Color, United States of Tara, Breaking Bad and so many more. Tenaya began working in the field of organ donation in 2002 when she joined OneLegacy, the largest organ procurement organization in the United States, training thousands of volunteers and managing regional public education initiatives.

Tenaya served on the organizing committee of Donate Life California, which launched the state’s donor registry; was a founding committee member of the Donate Life Rose Parade Float and co-created the float’s Rose Dedication Program. She served on the board of Donate Life America, where Tenaya developed National Donate Life Blue and Green Day, now celebrated each April as part of Donate Life Month.

 Tenaya holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in New Orleans and a Masters of Public Policy from the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA. Tenaya is a native Los Angeleno and her children attended the same elementary school she did!

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