Taara Savage-El is an HR Generalist with the Human Resources Department. She helps to support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives across the organization, and manages the internship program.

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.