National Association of Professional Women Inducts Tara Durkan, Founder/CEO - Brand Creator at Dossage Fragrances, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Tara Durkan selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Tara into this exceptional group of professional women. Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Tara Durkan as a 2016-2017 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in luxury fragrance and candles. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Tara into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated, results oriented and driven to succeed, Tara Durkan is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

Founder and CEO of Dossage Fragrances, Tara Durkan creates extraordinary scents that are both subtle and memorable. She is the creator of the first “couple’s fragrance.” Inspired by natural beauty, exotic travel and passionate romance, "Dossage’s exclusive line of fragrances uses a unique blend with a special mood-enhancing agent to ensure that even a drop will surprise the senses and elevate the spirit.”

Prior to her becoming a Brand Creator, Ms. Durkan honed her skills as an expert in the design industry. She spent the beginning of her career in carpet manufacturing, textile design and marketing. Her extensive background in textiles and printing immersed her in the world of international design and architecture, as well as the world of specialty retailers, hospitality and entertainment.

Ms. Durkan was the Recipient of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society 2004-2005 Woman of the Year Award in Los Angeles. She is also a board member of The Circle of Huntington Hospital– Breast Cancer Support Group and was recognized as Volunteer of the Year in 2010. She is a member of Cosmetic Executive Women, ICMAD, Fragrance Foundation and Managers of Luxury & Managers of Beauty.

Awards & Accomplishments: Associate, New York School of Design, Design; Recipient of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society 2004-2005 Woman of the Year Award; The Circle of Huntington Hospital–Breast Cancer Support Group Volunteer of the Year, 2010

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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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