"Change is inevitable - Progress is optional"

Tara Dowd

Tara Dowd is a founding partner of D & F Consulting, an organization that focuses on helping people and organizations, in both the for profit and non-profit sectors, develop their cultural competence.

Tara has a BA in Journalism and a MBA in Healthcare Management. She is an Intercultural Development Inventory Qualified Administrator (QA). Tara's expertise is around developing strategic solutions to equity issues across systems including child welfare, juvenile justice, health care and education. As an Inupiaq Eskimo woman, Tara has specific expertise in areas related to Indigenous communities. She is a mother to a fantastic gifted 12 year-old daughter and they ride horses together as often as possible.