Tara Shannon is an American model and women’s empowerment spokesperson in the fashion industry for 45 years. She has been on the covers of Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, and Town & Country and has appeared in campaigns for Calvin Klein, Valentino,Chanel, Gucci and Clairol. Tara’s appeared as an expert on a wide range of talk shows from Oprah to CBS News and Good Morning America. Her writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Annenberg Space for Photography, More Magazine and Expat Amsterdam, websites. A respected, international private coach since 1997 specializing in self-worth and success, Tara speaks on the skills she teaches women that help them identify, value and monetize their authenticity. “The thing is.. valuing your authenticity enhances every area of a woman’s life- not only her financials, but love, health… and in the most beautiful and beneficial of ways- her spirituality.“ Tara is content director for AGEIST, a media company educating advertisers through research and data how to market to the $15 trillion emergent group of consumers over 50. She is also a proud board member of the esteemed Casa Treatment Center, a women’s only, recovery center based in Pasadena, CA.