• 4 years in Technology (Gas Chromatography, Software as a Service, Hardware, Mobile Applications, MedTech)
  • 5 years in International trade & economic development 
  • 3 years Higher Educational Institutions - Online learning, Entrepreneurial Education & Research 
  • 10 years part-time experiences in Retail (Northern Reflections, American Eagle, Roots, Temptations Boutique and Serendipity: Second Hand Treasures) & 10 years fashion/product design experience

Tara is fluent in French and Spanish.

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Skill Set

Facilitation: Innovative Brainstorming 

Workshop Development:

  • Business Model Canvas 
  • Intellectual Property 
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • 60-Second Pitch


Master of Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology (MBET), University of Waterloo ('14)

  • Certificate in Technical Sales
  • Certificate in Management Consulting
  • Certificate in University Teaching

Continuing Ed:

  • 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)


  • Entrepreneurship Workshop Trainer -  University of Waterloo ('14-'17)
  • Lecturer - Kerala State, India ('14)
  • Entrepreneurship Manager -  University of Waterloo ('14-'17)
  • Founder - ULLO: An Ethical Fashion Company ('14 - '16) 
  • SME Business Consultant - Independent ('07 - '10)
  • Entrepreneurship Society President (Enactus) - Carleton University ('08)


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

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Skill Set

Business Development 

Competitive Analysis 

Content Marketing


Research Analysis 

Product Marketing

GTM Strategy

Digital & Traditional Communications


Certificate of Retail Management, Ryerson University ('17)

Bachelor of International Business (Honors) Concentration International Marketing and Trade, Carleton University ('09)

Exchange, Advanced Economics and Latin American Studies, University of Argentina (UCA) ('10)

Continuing Ed:

  • Managing Fashion and Luxury Companies (SDA Bocconi) 

  • 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)

  • Tailoring (NASCAD)


Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, AOPEB - Bolivia ('17)

HEInnovate Research Manager, University of Waterloo ('15)

Marketing E-Volunteer, Crossroads International - Canada ('13)

Product Marketing Advisor, Fair Trade Nepal - Nepal ('13)

Conference Manager, Initiatives of Change - Switzerland ('12)

Marketing and Branding Advisor, AFEM - Senegal ('12)

Fair Trade Marketing Specialist, FONCRESOL - Bolivia ('11)

Retail Sales Associate (Part - Time), Roots, American Eagle, Northern Reflections, Temptations Boutique ('05 - '13)



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Skill Set



Google Analytics/Adwords

Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point


Customer Service



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 Consultant

Certified Pardot Specialist

Salesforce University PDI–101: Predictive Intelligence 101

Salesforce University ANC-101: Wave Mobile and Desktop

Salesforce University CPQ-201: CPQ Admin Essentials

Sandler Sales Training     

Basho Prospecting Training

Presentation Skills

Business Behind the Cloud


Success Specialist - Salesforce ('15 - Present)

Community Manager - Conrad Connect ('14-'15)