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Taylor Barton

Assistant Director of Communications

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Taylor Barton joined the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in 2021 as assistant director of communications. In this role, she is responsible for the Council’s media relations operations and for writing, editing, and curating digital content. Prior to joining the Council, Barton directed communications and development at A Just Harvest, a nonprofit that fights poverty and hunger in Chicago. She spent several years touring the US with Catharsis Productions as a sexual assault prevention educator for military service members, is certified in sexual assault crisis intervention through Resilience, and holds a BA in theatre from Columbia College Chicago.