Taylor M. Parker proudly serves as Program Associate for Born This Way Foundation. In this capacity, they support Foundation programming and partnerships including #BeKind21 and Channel Kindness. Taylor has been a part of Born This Way Foundation since 2017 when they were selected as the recipient of the Foundation’s Channel Kindness Award in Indianapolis and has since been a contributor to Channel Kindness, including being a featured author of Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community. Before joining the Born This Way Foundation team in this capacity, Taylor served as Adviser for IUPUI’s Alternative Breaks program, Youth Delegate for the Youth United Nations General Assembly, inaugural member of Indy Maven’s editorial board. Taylor recently graduated with their M.A. in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Indianapolis, where they now reside with their Fiancé, Joe, and cat, Delphi.