Tara Bender

Tara is a world traveler. She loves dogs. She is an amateur photographer.

Tara graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater with her bachelor’s degree in Sociology, which solidified her passion for advocating for inclusion and equality. Throughout her time as a student, Tara worked and interned at the UW-Whitewater Children’s Center, where she discovered her desire for working with children and families. After college, she nannied for a wonderful family for two years. Tara is excited to join the CI family and hopes to be a warm and welcoming presence to all CI kiddos and their families! In her free time, Tara loves traveling, doing spontaneous photoshoots, and exploring Madison with her fiancé and their chocolate lab, Maddie!