About Us

We are eight full-time college students who strive for a more equitable, ethical, and sustainable world.

Taara Projects is our effort to help alleviate poverty, champion ethical and sustainable practices, and provide you with a long-lasting, affordable product.

Read more about our partnerships with Zy-lk and The New Norm.

Our team

Shanthi

Shanthi

Founder + CEO

Favorite thrift/vintage stores:
"I committed to only adding thrift or vintage clothing to my closet - Hunting Ground in Hampden and Dechoes in Florida are my favorites."

Michelle

Michelle

Marketing

Favorite sustainability brand:
"Girlfriend Collective really drew me into conscious consumerism. They're one of the main reasons I joined Taara Projects!"

Keerti

Keerti

Outreach & Communications

Favorite sustainability brand: 
"Boie USA. They create hygiene essentials from recycled landfill plastics. My favorite product is the Face Scrubber, a staple in my skincare routine!"

Fatima

Fatima

Marketing

Favorite thrifted item:
"A pair of brand new converse sneakers that I got for only four dollars!"

Rachel

Rachel

Marketing

Oldest item in closet:
"My red and black checkered dress. Since I couldn't fit it anymore, I mended it into a top and a skirt!"

Castalia

Castalia

Web Development

Oldest item in closet:
"I still consistently wear a black five-year old Awolnation sweatshirt. I don't even listen to the band anymore haha."

Avnika

Avnika

Grant Writing

Favorite sustainability influencer: "@thatcurlytop - Everything about her is so vibrant, from her personality to her outfits!"

Saisri

Saisri

Chief Financial Officer

Our First Launch in Numbers

1

month to sell out
Taara Pants

120

pairs of pants sold in
6 colors, 3 sizes

50%

masks sold
to date

140+

happy customers