Dr. Taylor is the Executive Director of Lapido Media, which works for religious literacy in world affairs. An established media professional, academic and writer, she trained with Yorkshire Post Newspapers and became the first race reporter in the Westminster Press Group, disconcertingly finding herself interviewing her heartthrob Cat Stevens, just after he became Yusuf Islam.
She has traveled widely seeing the work of civil society organizations all over Asia and Africa at first hand. She is an expert on the connection between faith and culture, on which she has addressed British parliamentary and Commonwealth gatherings. Her doctorate is from SOAS in London on Islam and secularization.