Taylor True is a rural research fellow at EdRedesign and is a current M.Ed education policy and analysis student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She completed her B.A. at The Ohio State University (Columbus) and graduated from the honors program in political science and sociology, with honors research distinction for her undergraduate thesis in sociology. Most recently, she worked as a program specialist at a youth-focused nonprofit in South Central and as a competitive speech and debate instructor in the greater Los Angeles area. Taylor is also a Teach for America alum (Appalachia, '20), whereby she worked as a high school English Language Arts teacher in Eastern Kentucky. Taylor's career focus is continuously driven by her passion for researching socio-political division and improving educational equity.