Taylor Redick

Policy Analyst, House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Taylor Redick is a policy analyst at the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs under Chairman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), where she works on matters related to sub-Saharan Africa and human rights. Through her work, she has traveled to Southern and West Africa to discuss democracy, regional security, and trade and regularly leads interagency and NGO meetings. Taylor completed her master’s degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna, Italy and Washington, DC while concentrating in Conflict Management and International Economics and minoring in African Studies. In addition to receiving a certification in French proficiency, she was awarded the Boren National Security Education Program Fellowship to study Portuguese in Maputo, Mozambique. Previously, Taylor interned at the Global Engagement Center at the Department of State, focusing on counterterrorism messaging. She is currently an advisory board member of the Africa Policy Accelerator at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a 2020 Black American National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leader.