Taylor Budde is a second-year graduate student at The George Washington University's Elliot School of International Affairs. She is pursuing a Master of Arts in International Affairs with concentrations in Asia and International Security Studies. She also works full time at The George Washington University Law School Career Center as an Office Assistant. She is planning to pursue a position in the public sector upon her graduation. Taylor graduated from Thomas More University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.