Tam Elizabeth O'Shaughnessy is an American children's science writer and former professional tennis player who co-founded science education company Sally Ride Science with her partner, astronaut. Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly into space. The company was restarted as a non-profit, Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego on October 1, 2015. O'Shaughnessy is Chief Operating Officer.
|Born||Tam Elizabeth O'Shaughnessy, January 27, 1952, San Andreas, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Troy High School, Georgia State University, University of California, Riverside|
|Occupation||Writer, science educator|
|Partner(s)||Sally Ride (1985–2012, her death)|
American teacher who has written about children's science and is the co-founder of the science education company Sally Ride Science.
She was an avid tennis player in her youth and played professionally from 1971 until 1974.
She was the publisher of the Women's Tennis Association newsletter for many years in the 1970s.
She was the life partner of astronaut Sally Ride who was the first American woman to go to space from 1985 until Ride's death in 2012.
She was in a relationship with astronaut Sally Ride from 1985 until 2012.
- LGBT tennis player
- Faculty of San Diego State University
- LGBT scientists in the United States
- Alumni of Georgia State University
- Alumni of the University of California, Riverside
- Scientists from California
- LGBT sports athletes from the United States
- California tennis people
- Female sports lesbians
- LGBT people in California
- American tennis player
Latest information about Tam Oshaughnessy updated on October 10 2019.