Taara Savage-El is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Manager for WRI. She supports DEI initiatives across the organization such as the Global DEI Ambassador program as well as the facilitation of Critical Conversations - WRI's emerging DEI curriculum.

Prior to joining WRI, Taara worked as an HR professional at National Public Radio and PBS. She has years of experience in HR functions such as Diversity and Inclusion, Learning and Development, Employee Engagement, and Employee Relations.

Taara holds a Masters in International Communication and Peacebuilding from American University.

She is a Washington, DC native, and proud parent of her young daughter.