Tara is an Investment Associate at Fundrise. Prior to joining Fundrise, she worked in Sales & Trading as a Securitized Product Sales Analyst for Nomura Securities International. While Tara has spent her career in the private sector, she has a passion for public policy and service. In 2016, she worked as an Organizing Fellow of the Hillary for America Campaign, in addition to her full-time job. Most recently she has launched Iranians of America, a social media campaign dedicated to sharing the human stories and contributions of Iranian American immigrants in this country. Tara is a graduate of Cornell University with a dual B.A. in Government and Near Eastern Studies.