About Taylor B. Light

Taylor is a US Campaign Associate at Global Poverty Project. He started in the aid/development sector at age 17 in Sierra Leone, and also lived and worked in Japan before joining the GC team in New York. Beyond his passion for international affairs and diplomacy, Taylor is always up for a chat about Japan or Radiohead (Japanese optional).

Why Taylor B. Light is a Global Citizen

Humanity's interconnectedness is an undeniable truth. We all rely on others for our own happiness, fulfillment, and quality of life. Therefore, as a global citizen, I strive for global consciousness, and work for the welfare of others with the same fervor with which I work for my own happiness.

Stories

  1. Article: Who to look out for at the 7th Annual Women in the World Summit!
    Girls & Women

    Who to look out for at the 7th Annual Women in the World Summit!

    By Taylor B. Light|April 6, 2016|Global Citizen

    The world's most powerful women are coming to NY this week for the Women in the World Summit Read more

  2. Article: Global Citizen's guide to March Madness
    Citizenship

    Global Citizen's guide to March Madness

    By Taylor B. Light|March 16, 2016|Global Citizen

    The 68 team NCAA Tournament field is set, follow Global Citizen's guide to a perfect bracket Read more

  3. Article: This innovative startup is rebooting opportunity for African youth
    Education

    This innovative startup is rebooting opportunity for African youth

    By Taylor B. Light|Dec. 1, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    An innovative start-up is creating a new wave of African web developers and tech talent Read more

  4. Article: In Sierra Leone: "Then Ebola hit."
    Health

    In Sierra Leone: "Then Ebola hit."

    By Taylor B. Light|May 16, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Beginning a journey in Sierra Leone to report on the heroic response to Ebola and recovery efforts. Read more

  5. Article: Liberia is Ebola-free, but what's next?
    Health

    Liberia is Ebola-free, but what's next?

    By Taylor B. Light|May 12, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization - What challenges lie ahead? Read more

  6. Article: The Ebola crisis is far from over
    Health

    The Ebola crisis is far from over

    By Taylor B. Light|April 1, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Here's what we need to do. Read more

  7. Article: Presidential Roundup: The World's 5 Most Corrupt
    Finance & Innovation

    Presidential Roundup: The World's 5 Most Corrupt

    By Taylor B. Light|Feb. 19, 2015

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  8. Video: How a football superstar carried 805 million people on his back
    Food & Hunger

    How a football superstar carried 805 million people on his back

    By Taylor B. Light  and  Mikey Smyth|Feb. 17, 2015

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  9. Video: How a Soccer Superstar carried 805 million on his back
    Food & Hunger

    How a Soccer Superstar carried 805 million on his back

    By Taylor B. Light|Feb. 16, 2015

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  10. Article: Now is not the time to declare victory over Ebola
    Health

    Now is not the time to declare victory over Ebola

    By Taylor B. Light|Feb. 9, 2015

    While Ebola is definitely receding, now is not the time to declare our mission accomplished. Read more