Collected Works

I have collected some of my work, across different formats, for those who are curious and want to learn more. If you see anything that inspires you to work with me, feel free to reach out.

Publications

Digitization: Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should

Scholarly Communication Librarianship and Open Knowledge (book)

August 16, 2023

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Women at Work newsletter

Globe and Mail

February 01, 2023

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Hiring Data Scientists With Intention

The Data Leader's Survival Guide

April 28, 2022

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Don’t Let Hybrid Work Set Back Your DEI Efforts

Harvard Business Review

October 13, 2021

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Interview with Womany

Womany

December 17, 2019

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How to Support Your Transgender Employees

Forbes

April 28, 2019

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Tara Robertson tackles LGBT inclusion in the tech industry

Georgia Straight

July 25, 2018

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Coaches’ Summer BBQ – ingredients for success

Coaches’ Summer BBQ – ingredients for success

The first Coaches’ Summer BBQ was a wild success.  Participants described it as fun, community, connection, energizing, valuable, laughter, and gratitude. Someone said it was a “feast for thought”. About 350 people signed up from around the world, but who knows how...

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Who do you want to be as a leader?

Who do you want to be as a leader?

My friend Thomas Moore is a smart and caring man. I love how he thinks about the world. He shared that for him it’s key to respect other people’s agency and dignity. He went on to say that it’s not a guarantee that he’ll always be doing the right thing, but he knows...

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Intentional Conversations with Dr. Nika White

Intentional Conversations with Dr. Nika White

https://youtu.be/1MKTO5Q7Plc It was an honour to be a co-host on Dr. Nika White's Intentional Conversations VodCast.  Dr. White summarized the key points from our conversation.  ✔️ Leaders need to take a stand and be clear on their #values. When meeting resistance,...

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Queer Superpowers workshop

Queer Superpowers workshop

The world does not feel like a safe place for queer and trans folks right now. Queer Superpowers is one hour workshop for LGBTQ+ employee resource groups to claim our strengths, celebrate them and be witnessed by each other in community. We’ll use superheroes (or...

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Ask Tara

Ask Tara

Here's my first episode of Ask Tara, where I answer your questions about diversity, equity and inclusion from a coaching perspective. Subscribe to my free monthly newsletter and submit your questions. 

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Mentorship opportunity

Mentorship opportunity

  Would you consider me as a mentor?  I’ve worked in DEI for nearly 15 years and have been a solo DEI consultant and coach for 2 years. One of the things I miss about being in house are the opportunities to mentor people. Mentorship is really important to me....

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In conversation with Cornell Verdeja-Woodson

In conversation with Cornell Verdeja-Woodson

It's been a year since I signed on to be one of the advisors for DiVerity, a company that's looking to ensure the DEI marketplace is also equitable. I wholeheartedly believe in the vision, leadership, community and platform that co-founders Minsun Byun Kevers and Jay...

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5 ways coaching is game changing for women of color

5 ways coaching is game changing for women of color

Coaching is a powerful tool to help any leader accelerate their career, and it’s game changing in a different way for women of color who are often The Only.  First, being The Only means you are succeeding in a system that was not designed for you. It is game changing...

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Queer Superpowers: a workshop for Pride 2022

Queer Superpowers: a workshop for Pride 2022

I've developed a new strengths-based workshop for Pride that uses superheros as a metaphor for exploring your unique superpowers. I've designed this with LGBTQ+, queer, and trans employee resource groups in mind. The idea for this came out of the coaching courses I...

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Audio

Striving for a More Accountable and Inclusive Playgroup

Lucky Paper Radio

April 01, 2024

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Finding Courage in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Conversations with Tara Robertson

The 2% Solution

January 31, 2024

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Data-Driven DEI with Tara Robertson

Lee2B

October 30, 2023

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Meeting Effort with Grace with Tara Robertson

Uncorked: The Podcast

July 18, 2023

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Tara Robertson on Flames, Grace and Reciprocity

Let's Crew and Riot

July 13, 2023

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Season 3, Episode 4

Inclusive Collective

February 06, 2023

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Tara Robertson - Episode 015

The Mycelium Network Podcast

November 02, 2022

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How to Support Your Transgender Employees

The improve it! Podcast with Erin Diehl

June 22, 2022

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When Companies Fake Diversity Initiatives

DevNews

May 27, 2022

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CBC Radio’s BC Today with Michelle Eliot

CBC Radio

October 19, 2021

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Getting Inclusive AF with Tara Robertson

Inclusive AF Podcast

April 30, 2021

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The Role of Data in Diversity and Inclusion

Living Corporate Podcast

December 29, 2020

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Not Nice, Not White, and Not a Lady with Tara Robertson

Secret Feminist Agenda Podcast

December 12, 2018

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Video

Elevate and Celebrate: Episode 11

BIPOC Coach Collective

December 03, 2023

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Dr. Nika White and co-host Tara Robertson

Intentional Conversations

May 26, 2023

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Building An Organizational Strategy for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Tara Robertson

Inspirational Leadership Podcast with Kristen Harcourt

October 18, 2022

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DEI is: “Getting Past the Triggered Moment”

DiVerity podcast

October 12, 2022

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The Importance of Coaching in Diversity Equity and Inclusion

DEI after 5 with Sacha Thompson

September 27, 2022

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Pronoun Education

LinkedIn for Creators

September 21, 2022

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Career Conversation: The Skills You Need to Work in DEI

Andrea G. Tatum's DEI Career Center

January 23, 2021

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code4lib 2019 Keynote

code4lib

February 20, 2019

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National Digital Forum Keyonote

National Digital Forum

November 19, 2018

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