Tara started Get Learned out of a passion for communicating science to the general public in an engaging and funny way. Misconceptions and myths about science have often frustrated her, so she wanted to create a place where clear and concise information was communicated in an accessible way. The final straw was when she was watching TV with her parents and an ad came on claiming that a product killed “90% of germs including the athletes foot fungus!” She yelled at the TV that a fungus isn’t a germ, startled her parents, and an idea was born.