Blogger, TV host, Miss World Canada 2012 & TEDx
Tara Teng is a Blogger, TV host, Miss World Canada 2012, TEDx Speaker, and works with various organizations around the world to combat gender-based violence and human trafficking. She regularly works internationally to support impoverished villages through community development and raising the socio-economic status of women. Her advocacy work has helped to pass new laws in Canada that protect victims of human trafficking and she established Canada's first Municipal Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking. She was named Canada’s “Woman on the Year” in 2011, named one of the Globe and Mail’s “Top 25 Most Transformational Canadians”, and received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of her vast human rights work.
Today Tara is a mentor for young women through the Miss BC Leadership Program and Mother of two children. She blogs tips for ethical fashion and a socially conscious lifestyle at www.tarateng.com and can be found on Twitter and Instagram as @misstarateng.
Business by the Book is held at the the Law Courts Inn Restaurant (800 Smithe Street, 4th Floor) in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by one of our friendly Business by the Book greeters who will direct you to where you want to go. Tickets are available upon arrival for $25 each, and must be purchased before the event.
Date: Every first Wednesday of the month
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Law Courts Inn Restaurant
(800 Smithe Street, 4th floor)
Parking: Underground paid parking is available (park in the “red” zone access the elevators that lead to the 4th floor)
12:00 pm Greeting / Food is served
12:20 pm Speaker / Lunch
12:50 pm Wrap-up