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Adam Taylor

Lead, Faith-based Initiatives, World Bank Group

Reverend Adam Russell Taylor currently leads the Faith-Based Initiative at the World Bank Group, which seeks to strengthen engagement and partnerships with faith inspired organizations and religious communities in order to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. Taylor formerly served as the Vice President; Advocacy at World Vision U.S. Taylor served as a White House Fellow in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs and Public Engagement.Read more

Reverend Adam Russell Taylor currently leads the Faith-Based Initiative at the World Bank Group, which seeks to strengthen engagement and partnerships with faith inspired organizations and religious communities in order to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. Taylor formerly served as the Vice President; Advocacy at World Vision U.S. Taylor served as a White House Fellow in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs and Public Engagement. He was formerly the Senior Political Director at Sojourners, where he was responsible for leading the organization’s advocacy, coalition building, and constituency outreach. He has also served as the executive director of Global Justice, an organization that educated and mobilized students around global human rights and economic justice.

Taylor is a graduate of Emory University, the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology. Taylor is the author of Mobilizing Hope: Faith-Inspired Activism for a Post Civil Rights Generation. Taylor is an ordained in the American Baptist church.

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