Jessica Taylor is an entrepreneur, media personality, speaker, Diversity and Inclusion and STEM advocate who thrives at the intersection of business, culture, educational equity and inclusion. Jessica is the CEO and Founder of Ezra Coffee, a specialty coffee brand that prides itself on connecting coffee, culture, and history with every blend. Starting in her kitchen, Jessica has scaled Ezra to local and national retail shelves and e-commerce. Ezra Coffee blends are available on Ezracoffeeco.com and nationwide on Target.com and in H.E.B. grocery stores. A strategic thinker, former educator, and policy advocate, Jessica is an emerging voice on the national scene, engaging audiences on the topics of leadership, diversity, educational equity, and entrepreneurship. She’s been saluted among leaders as a Leader in Diversity by the Dallas Business Journal and her work has been featured in Forbes, Food Network, Essence, Upscale, BET and countless online and print editorials.
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and Junior League. She is an avid traveler
and often volunteers with the Pulmonary Fibrosis and Sickle Cell foundations and Foster youth.
Jessica holds degrees from Belmont Abbey College and Indiana University.
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