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Gender Equality - Analysis & Reports

2020 - 2021

Various technical reports and analysis

• UN Women


CARE International

The ONE Campaign


Tara with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon 

Signature Fundraising Events and Galas

New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, Minneapolis, Chicago, New Orleans

2012 - 2020

• Hosted beneficiaries at galas and corporate events in North America to foster connections between partners and program recipients.

• Managed $850,000 portfolio focused on supporting planning, ideation, execution of Fundraising Events and Signature Galas 


Organizing a fundraising event with former Canadian First Lady Margaret Trudeau and Princess Beatrice as esteemed guests

G20 and G8 Summits

Research & Compliance Analyst Reports,

University of Toronto Press

2008 - 2011

The G8 and G20 Research Groups are independent organizations based at the University of Toronto. They are an international network of scholars, professionals and students that serve as the leading independent source of analysis, reporting on the progress made by the G8 and G20 member countries in meeting the commitments issued at each Annual Summit.

    My published works are in the following G8 and G20 Research Reports (2009, 2010, 2011):


Organized and helped execute massive youth empowerment events in stadiums across North America. Here with speaker Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

WE College Scholarship Program

Narok County, Kenya

2018 - 2020

Managed Scholarship Program for 120+ students at a new College in rural Kenya. Led fundraising, project management, and reporting for Leadership & Empowerment Academy

      • Handled budgets, reporting, promotional materials, Measuring & Evaluation, and College expansion strategy

     • Each faculty was curated to ensure graduates can pursue meaningful work at home, rather than leave to the city or abroad to find work.

     • Interactive, accredited programs boost rural communities, contributing to local economies in marginalized regions

     • Focus on women's empowerment and economic development programs

     • Developed fundraising strategies for over $1 Million to secure full scholarships for the following Faculties:

- School of Tourism & Hospitality

- School of Nursing

- School of Clinical Medicine

- School of Entrepreneurial Agriculture

- School of Automotive Engineering

WE College website​

WE College Annual Report

National Post: WE College Opening Ceremony


Tara with scholars participating in a College Scholarship Program she managed in Narok County, Kenya (Maasai Mara)

International Facilitation

Kenya, Ecuador (Amazon & Chimborazo), Nicaragua

2012 - 2020

• Facilitated over 40 VIP, high net worth, corporate and partner trips to Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Kenya.

• Created business development strategies for corporate employee engagement and fundraising for Education, Water, Health, Food, and Women’s Empowerment Programs.

• Partners included: Microsoft, Royal Bank of Canada, KPMG, Jeunesse, Facebook, Virgin Atlantic

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Tara with colleagues and women group leaders working on a clean water and sanitation project in rural Ecuador (Amazon rainforest)

MTV International Development Documentary

Degrassi in Nicaragua


Cameras follow the cast of "Degrassi" as they visit Nicaragua working as volunteers with Free the Children on a development project in the small rural community of El Trapiche.

I was a host facilitator on this VIP trip and featured in the Documentary that aired on MTV in 2013.

Degrassi In Nicaragua (Part 1/2)

Degrassi In Nicaragua (Part 2/2)


Leading the cast of Degrassi for an MTV Documentary special to build a school and sustainable community gardens in Nicaragua


Attaché Journal of International Affairs

​Machete Season: The Killers of Rwanda Speak

Sep 30, 2011

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