Taylor White is the director of the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship & Postsecondary Pathways for Youth. In this role, she focuses on designing the policies and systems necessary to ensure young adults can transition successfully from high school into affordable postsecondary options and promising careers.
She has worked on both K–12 and higher education policy issues in previous roles at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and on behalf of the Australian Department of Education & Training in her role as the deputy director of education policy and research at the Australian Embassy in Washington, DC.
Early in her career, White taught high school and college-level students in the U.S. and in Oslo, Norway, where she completed a Fulbright fellowship in 2010. White holds a master’s degree in education policy and management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor’s degree with honors in English from Bowdoin College.
White serves as an advisor to several national and regional education and workforce initiatives, and in 2022 was appointed by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser for a two year term on the city's Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee.