Tara has 4 years of work experience in the technology industry, 5 years in international economic development and 10 years of experience in the retail industry. 

Tara graduated with a Masters in Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology from the University of Waterloo, Canada's most innovative university. She completed a one of a kind honours Bachelors of International Business with a concentration in International Marketing and Trade with a Minor in Spanish and holds a Certificate in Retail Management from Ryerson University. 

Tara has experience working in French and Spanish working environments.

EDUCATION

Certificate of Retail Management (Candidate)  

Ryerson University 

Courses:

  • Introduction to Retail Management 
  • Buying Process 1
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Data Visualization for Decisions 
  • Retail Consumer Insight

Master of Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology (MBET) 

University of Waterloo 

  • Technical Sales CERTIFICATE

  • Fundamentals of Management Consulting CERTIFICATE

  • Fundamentals of University Teaching CERTIFICATE

Courses:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Strategy 
  • Marketing 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Social Entrepreneurship 
  • Business Leadership
  • New Venture Creation
  • Applications of Technology
  • Innovation Management

Bachelor of International Business (B.I.B) (Honors), 

Concentration in International Marketing & Trade, Minor in Spanish

Carleton University 

Courses:

- International Business 

  • Strategic Management for International Business
  • International Buyer Behavior
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Ethics & Cross-Cultural Interaction
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Regionalism & Globalism
  • Geography: Global Connections

- Marketing 

  • Marketing Communication
  • International Marketing
  • Psychology 

- Business & Economics

  • Computer Programming for Business 
  • Business Case Analysis
  • International Trade Economics
  • Micro Economic
  • Macro Economics 
  • Information Systems
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Business Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Calculus 
  • Algebra 

Universidad Católica de Argentina (UCA) - Exchange

Courses (in Spanish):

  • Entrepreneurship: New Businesses

  • Development Economics
  • International Migration in Latin America
  • Introduction to Latin American Law
  • World Economic History 1 & 2
  • Growth & Economic Development
  • History of the Argentine Economy 

Continuing Studies: 

Technology:

 

 

  • Certified Salesforce Administrator
  • Certified Salesforce Advanced Administrator
  • Certified Salesforce App Builder
  • Certified Salesforce Service Cloud Consultant
  • Certified Salesforce Sales Cloud Consultant
  • Certified Salesforce Email Marketing Specialist 
  • Certified Pardot Specialist 

 

  • Salesforce Administration: Products, Quotes, Orders, and Collaborative Forecasting 
  • Building Salesforce Communities
  • Salesforce Predictive Intelligence (Marketing Cloud) 
  • ANC-101: Mobile and Desktop Exploration in Wave Analytic

  • CPQ 

  • Business Behind the Cloud

Business

  • Managing Fashion and Luxury Companies (SDA Bocconi) 

  • How to Build a Start-Up (The Lean Launch Pad)

  • International Commercial Terms (CAME) 

  • The Canadian Market & How to Export (TFO Canada)

  • Micro finance Distance Learning Program (UN Capital DVPMT Fund)

Training & Facilitation 

Design

  • Color Theory & Design Seminar (ACP Nepal)

  • Design & Trend Forecasting Seminar (CTM Italy/FTG Nepal)

  • Pre-Depature Cultural Training (CECI - Uniterra)

  • Environmental Products/Photography Seminar (Serve USA/FTG Nepal)

  • Product Development & Design Seminar (Serve USA/FTG Nepal)

  • Introduction to Photography (NASCAD)

  • Introduction to Drawing (NASCAD)

  • Tailoring (NASCAD)

Culture

  • Cultural Training Seminar (Crossroads International)

  • Intercultural Effectiveness (CIL Canada)

  • Cultural Reintegration Seminar (Crossroads International) 

  • Gender Equity & Social Inclusion Mainstreaming Training (CECI Nepal)

  • Cultural Re-Integration Seminar (CECI)

Awards:

2015 Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of The Year Nominee 

2013 Gamble Family Scholarship

2008 Jason Daley Leadership Award

2008 J.Townsend International Business Scholarship

2008 Small Business Management Scholarship

2008 Enactus Carleton Student of the Year