Joshua Taylor joined the IAF in December 2020 after working for Peace Corps as a Placement Officer. His interest in international development began at Central Michigan University, where he earned a Bachelor’s in International Business. From there Joshua joined the Peace Corps, serving in Benin from 2016 to 2019. From 2016-2018, Joshua served as a business advisor, forming self-sustaining, women-managed microloan associations and training artisans from the community in entrepreneurship. During his third year, he served as a Marketing and Communications Associate for Partners for Development. Joshua is originally from Detroit. He enjoys going to art museums, playing basketball, running, and kayaking.