tara | social media manager
Tara Teng is the social media manager for Ambition Salon. She brings ten years of media and digital marketing experience to her role through her past work as an ethical fashion blogger, Miss World Canada 2012, a TEDx Speaker and the Founder of Justly Media.
Tara is a big believer in impacting the world for the better and when she's not busy engaging with the Ambition community online, she spends her time working to improve gender inequality and advancing women in the workplace. Her advocacy work has helped pass new laws in Canada that protect victims of human trafficking and she has established Canada's first Municipal Action Plan to combat Human Trafficking. She was named Canada's "Woman of the Year" in 2011, named one of the Globe and Mail’s “Top 25 Most Transformational Canadians”, received an International Heroes award from the Joy Smith Foundation, as well as the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of her vast human rights work.
In her personal life, Tara is a mother to two young children. She continues to invest in her community as a mentor with the Miss BC leadership program and often speaks at local schools and events in the community.