Tara Diversi

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Entrepreneur, author, spokesperson and author Tara Michelle Diversi
Tara Diversi crossing the English Channel in 9 hours 45 minutes
Tara Michelle Diversi is an English Channel swimmer (9 hours 45 minutes in September 2012) who is also motivational speaker, professional athlete, award-winning writer, specialist dietitian, counselor, executive coach and director of a successful small business. She is also a lecturer at the University of Sydney and spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia.

As a nutrition expert, Diversi is the author of 4 books: The Good Enough Diet, Client Behaviour, Presenting for Change, and Marketing Health.

Diversi also swam the fastest crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar during the 2013 season in 3 hours 34 minutes on 26 April, escorted by Rafael Gutiérrez Mesa under the auspices of the Asociación de Cruce A Nado Del Estrecho De Gibraltar (Strait of Gibraltar Swimming Association), to complete 2 channels of the Oceans Seven.


Academic Background

• Lecturer at the University of Sydney, School of Molecular Biosciences to M.Nutr&Diet & B.HSc students
• Masters of Business Administration
• Masters of Nutrition & Dietetics
• Graduate Diploma of Psychology
• Bachelor of Health Science

Entrepreneurial Successes

• Runs a successful private dietetic practice in Cairns, Far North Queensland (3000 km from Sydney where she lives), which she set up as a turnkey operation and employs 11 people
• Author of three communication books for healthcare practitioners – Marketing Health; Client Behaviour and Presenting for Change


• Awarded Young Dietitian of the year from DAA in 2010
• Awarded Significant Contribution award from DAA in 2009
• Awarded Outstanding Supervisor award from Griffith University in 2006
• Awarded Outstanding Editorial in Queensland Media Awards in 2005
• Awarded Young Business Woman of the year from CBWC in 2004

Memberships and Positions

• National Dietetic Advisor to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs
• National Speakers Association of Australia
• Australian Psychological Society


External links

Personal tools
Annual Recognition
Insurance and Sanctions
OWS Conferences
Race Calendar
Travel & Vacations
Education Programs
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