Taylor Disco is a master’s candidate at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service for Urban Planning, specializing in International Development. She graduated from Siena College in 2019, where she received a B.A. in Psychology and a Certificate in Community Development. In 2019 Taylor worked as Bonner Service Leader which allowed her to discover her passion for Community Participatory Research. Afterwards, she continued her interest in community development in Nepal and India, studying the effects of rapid and unplanned urbanization on youth in developing countries. Taylor is interested in finding sustainable solutions to community planning issues, especially issues of environmental justice and inequality.