Tara is an I.T. Risk & Security Leader with 20+ years of technology experience, 13 years focused in the financial services industry. She dedicates time to volunteering on several community and industry initiatives. Her interest in Youth Speak stems from her passion to work with and mentor Youth, and believes that Youth Speaks core values and empathy facilitates a safe environment to promote wellness. “Strength does not come from winning, your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender that is strength”.