Susan L.  Taylor

Susan L. Taylor

Ms. Susan L. Taylor, Editor and Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine and Founder/CEO of the National CARES Mentoring Movement, author of four books, and editor of eight books, and is a much sought-after speaker, inspiring hope and encouragement to individuals to reclaim their lives and she empowers leaders who are devoted to creating peace, effective schools, and safe, self-sustaining communities. Susan is a life-long activitst and has passion, wedded to her deep love for her community and she recruits her volunteer army of passionate CARES Affiliate leaders who are deployed to create pathways out of poverty to equip children with the confidence, well being and skills they need to succeed in a global environment.