Shannon Taylor joined the Coexistence International team as program coordinator in August 2008. She is responsible for maintaining administrative and financial systems, managing logistics for events, and contributing to CI’s array of publications. Prior to working for CI, she spent four years in Namibia developing and implementing youth and education programs for a local NGO that focuses on urban youth. In addition, she worked as an education consultant for local schools, the Ministry of Education, and the Namibian Training Authority. Taylor holds a BA in Biology from Reed College in Portland, OR, and is currently a candidate for a Master of Sustainable International Development at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management.