Tara leads Global Partnerships’ Capital and Impact Team. In this capacity she oversees GP’s work in investment research, impact management, investor communication and investor relations.
Tara joined GP in 2009 and during her tenure at the organization she has worked across the Social Investment, Research and Impact and Social Venture Fund teams. Her approach to impact investing is informed by academic, professional, and entrepreneurial experience addressing the issues of poverty, gender and conflict. As a Fulbright Scholar, Tara researched the gender-differentiated effects of the armed conflict in Colombia and was part of a start-up tackling the socio-economic reintegration of displaced families. Tara holds a B.A. in political science from Vassar College and a certificate in executive leadership from the Albers School of Business at Seattle University.