As a dynamic and passionate young woman, Aisha M. Taylor has strived to live a life of service and purpose. With a vision for success and a voice of promise, this Brooklyn-born and raised gem ventured to attend the University of South Carolina at only 16 years old. There, she gained acclaim for her leadership and public speaking abilities. Aisha became the youngest student ever to lead the University’s Association of African American Students and was inducted into the University’s Hall of Leaders. Upon graduation, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Aisha returned to her hometown and began her career with the City of New York.
Aisha Taylor has worked professionally as a Paralegal with the New York County District Attorney’s office and as an Investigator and Trainer with the New York City Department of Investigation. Presently, she works as Executive Director of Child Care Field Operations for the Early Care & Education Division of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services. Aisha is an effective trainer in the areas of Public Speaking & Presentations, Effective Office Management, Leadership Skills & Development, and Dealing with Difficult People. Her passion for public service sparked a desire for higher education. Subsequently, she earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Marist College.
Aisha’s dedication to the success and development of others led to the creation of TAYLORmade ~ Professional Career Consulting. TAYLORmade is a full-service career consulting firm committed to “equipping, preparing, and empowering today’s professional.” As Co-Owner & Chief Consultant, Aisha works tirelessly to ensure that every client receives expert resume and cover letter writing services, job search assistance, interview training, and career consulting. For over eight years, TAYLORmade has taken pride in ensuring that every professional has the tools and skills necessary for a successful career. Aisha shares her expertise as a regular Career Blogger on BlackEnterprise.com and other media outlets.
Aisha served on the Executive Board for the New York Urban League Young Professionals from 2010-2012 as their Chair of Membership. She is also an Adjunct Professor in Urban Studies at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus. Aisha Taylor has become a highly sought keynote speaker, panelist, and workshop facilitator and has been invited by many organizations to share her expertise. These organizations include The National Council of Negro Women, The National Urban League, The New York Urban League, The Homebound Leadership Institute, The National Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and The City University of New York. Aisha was awarded the Bethune-Cookman Excellence in Service Award by the Midwood & Vicinity section of the National Council of Negro Women.
Additionally, Aisha Taylor is an ordained minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. She earned a Master of Divinity Degree from New York Theological Seminary with a focus on Urban Ministry. As a gifted preacher, speaker, teacher, and lecturer, Aisha is humbled by every invitation and thankful for any opportunity to touch the lives of others. She currently serves as an Associate Minister to Youth & Young Adults at the historic Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY.
Aisha Taylor is certain not to pride herself in her academic, professional, or entrepreneurial accomplishments. She realizes that earthly accolades have no eternal value. Instead, her aim daily is to walk worthy of the calling that God has placed on her life, to be open and obedient to the will of God, and to enhance the personal, professional, and spiritual lives of others…by any means necessary.