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Tara Fela-Durotoye selected for FORTUNE Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership and launches new H.I.P makeup line



Tara Fela Durotoye TARA High Impact Pigment MakeupTara Fela-Durotoye of House of Tara has been selected as the only Nigerian participant of this year’s FORTUNE/State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership Program. The one month programme will kick off in the month of March.

The Most Powerful Women Summit and the U.S. State Department established the Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership in May 2006. This public-private partnership places talented, emerging women leaders from all over the world in mentoring programs with FORTUNE’s Most Powerful Women Leaders.

Tara Fela-Durotoye MenteeTara is amongst the beauty business pioneers in Nigeria. She has trained over 400 make -up artists and empowered hundreds of youth through the House of Tara beauty rep program.

House of TARA is one of the top beauty companies in Nigeria. Within the TARA beauty range is a fragrance “Be Inspired” as well as a make-up line which includes foundation, lip gloss, mascara and eye shadow.

The Tara Makeup range recently added a new line of makeup – H.I.P (High Intensity Pigments). The H.I.P range includes tube lip glosses, single pot shadows and a 12-in-1 shadow palette. All the items in the line are named after iconic Nigerian women and tourist attractions in Nigeria including Queen Amina, Queen Idia, and Olumo Rock.

Great to see entrepreneurship thriving in Nigeria. Tara is definitely a source of inspiration to many young women and men!


  1. naya

    March 3, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    wow,thats cute…..kip up d good work tara….

  2. mandy

    March 4, 2010 at 6:29 am

    Keep it up! Best wishes.

  3. sparkle

    March 4, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    Very impressive! Keep up the good work

  4. Sola

    March 4, 2010 at 11:55 pm

    Well done for representing us well Tara, however I read somewhere that there are two nominees from Nigeria for the Fortune program this year.The other quiet lady runs a youth development NGO or so.Thank you for making us proud on the global scene ladies!!

  5. afrochic

    March 7, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    a goldfish truly has nowhere to hide. u are 1 of naija’s ‘goldfishes’.Way to go girl. Keep making us proud.

  6. Ndy

    March 8, 2010 at 2:47 am

    wow i didn’t know she was this big, my sister and my cousin are attending her make up school at the moment.

  7. eMJOY Mayowa

    March 15, 2010 at 8:00 am

    I hail o.
    Welcome a NewNig… Spirit

  8. Deliciousinpink

    April 1, 2010 at 7:18 am

    Truly inspiring Tara…Keep on doing what you are doing. ..

  9. sade

    August 14, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    kudos! u are my role model.

  10. titi

    April 14, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    good!keep it up.

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