TAYLOR K. SHAW
CEO / ENTREPRENEUR / ANIMATOR
February 6, 2019
H-201, 23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
Taylor’s presentation, introduced by sophomore Saya Norton.
As the youngest CEO in the animation industry, Taylor is a transformative leader in the space of diversity, equity, and inclusion in media. She is a Social Impact Advisor for Inspire Justice where she serves as a coach to celebrities, teaching them to leverage their platforms to create meaningful social impact. As an advisor at IJ, she facilitates trainings and develops strategy for companies, production sets, and writer’s rooms that improve employee engagement, counteract unconscious bias, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion at work.
Black Women Animate is the first and only production company designed to improve the representation of black women, women of color, and non-binary artists of color in the world of animation obtain visibility and job opportunities.
The members of Black Women Animate are committed to controlling their narratives and using their art to empower themselves and their community through visual media.