Tara O’Kane

Tara graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Software) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting). As part of her studies, Tara studied abroad at University College London (UCL) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). During her time at university, Tara held a number of leadership positions including UQ Skirts President (2018) and UQ EUS Vice-President Careers (2019). She is very passionate about helping students connect with industry representatives and learn about future career paths. Whilst at university, Tara was also involved with a variety of extra-curricular activities such as hockey, basketball, touch and the BEL Orchestra.

Tara currently works at Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an Associate Cloud Architect in their Professional Services team. Prior to joining AWS, Tara worked as a Consultant at KPMG in their Technology, Risk and Assurance team. In her spare time, Tara is the Co-Founder of Shopping Angels Australia which provides free grocery delivery services to those in isolation due to COVID-19. Tara also enjoys playing hockey, basketball, surfing and travelling.


Bachelor of Engineering (Software)
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)