Director of Child Sponsorship
Tara is passionate about global service and has lived into her passion through working with refugee families, child sponsorship, adoption education and reform, and sustainable humanitarian aid. Tara values healthy organizational and leadership structures that empower others to reach their full potential while advancing the organization’s mission. As the Director of Child Sponsorship, she strives to continually assess the needs of the individuals and communities WHI serves in order to increase access to education and improve the quality of education available to children.
Tara earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and communications from Western Michigan University, her master’s degree in counseling from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, and her doctorate in organizational leadership and development from Cornerstone University. Her vocational journey has focused on leadership in higher education, which drives her passion for accessible, quality education globally.