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Taylor McElwain

Taylor McElwain

Name, Title
Taylor McElwain

Degree: Ph.D
Previous Education: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology- Franklin College 2019; Master of Arts in Education- Baldwin Wallace University 2021

Research and Interests: Intersectionality, Lack of access to education.

Bio: Taylor is an activist, public speaker, and consultant. Her work centers around Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in both education and the workplace. She is passionate about dismantling systems of oppression in which perpetuate social inequality and uses her voice and podcast as a platform to do so.

Awards/Honors: Obie Bender Multicultural Award- 2021
Senior Service Award- 2019
Women of Distinction Award- 2019
Arthur Wilson Champion of Diversity Award- 2019

LinkedIn: Taylor McElwain

Personal Website:

Quote: "Always bring the sunshine."