Jamila K. Taylor

Dr. Jamila K. Taylor is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP) where she serves as an expert on domestic and international women’s health, reproductive rights, and reproductive justice. Prior to joining CAP, Taylor was a senior policy advisor at Ipas, a global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion and helping women realize their sexual and reproductive rights. Taylor has more than 18 years of public policy and advocacy experience, working as the senior public policy associate for the Center for Health and Gender Equity, or CHANGE, as well as HIV/AIDS policy and advocacy for The AIDS Institute and on domestic abortion policy and advocacy for the National Network of Abortion Funds. Taylor holds a bachelor of arts in political science from Hampton University and a master’s degree in public administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as a Ph.D. in political science from Howard University.