Tae'lor Jackson is a first year-MBA student at the University of Rochester Simon Business School, focusing on Marketing & Strategy. She is a recipient of the Forte Foundation Fellowship for her exemplary leadership and commitment to advancing women in business. In her studies, Tae'lor is focusing on Marketing & Strategy with an emphasis on urban entrepreneurship. Tae'lor also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. She prides herself on having a community-first focus and creating spaces the foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. Upon completing her program, Tae'lor intends to pursue doctoral studies and become a leading researcher in economics to seek innovative solutions to the world's toughest challenges.