Meet Dr. Ty-Juana Taylor who joined the GrateFULL Mind team in August 2022.
Born and raised in the small town of Smiths Grove, Kentucky, she knows the value of community, the power of advocacy, and the importance of valuing the marginalized.
Ty-Juana is a Ph.D. graduate from the University of California, Los Angeles in ethnomusicology, she specialized in African and African American music and culture. During her studies she spent many summers doing research in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
Ty-Juana has a passion for working with people of color, especially the African American experience in the West.