Tamina is a Wuthathi and Meriam (Mer) woman, born in Sydney. She is currently studying Computer Engineering at the University of New South Wales.
Tamina has completed three Software Engineering internships at Google, Sydney.
In 2018, Tamina was awarded the NAIDOC Youth of the Year award.
In 2003, Tamina and Terri Janke published a children’s book called ‘What Makes a Tree Smile’?