Joyality: Diving Deep
Rachel Taylor is a facilitator, social and environmental activist, traveler, feminist, communicator and student of nature both within and without. Born and raised on Vashon Island in the Puget Sound in Washington State, USA, Rachel moved to Los Angeles in 2012 to attend Occidental College, where she earned a degree in Urban and Environmental Policy. Rachel has worked with organizations such as Community Coalition, Backbone Campaign, Monteverde Conservation League, Cogan Owens Greene, Fossil Free Oxy, LA EcoVillage and Women's Earth and Climate Action Network doing community and campus organizing, environmental education, media design and communication, creative activism and community-based research. Rachel is a joyful lover of the Earth and holds a deep faith in the capacity of human beings to evolve, to come together and to consciously create a better world. Rachel is particularly passionate about awakening and deepening the human-nature connection, the role of women in facilitating transformation, and nurturing diverse, decolonizing, intersectional and creative solutions to social and environmental problems.