Emily de Schweinitz Taylor is a mediator, a conflict coach, a speaker, and an author. She attended Brigham Young University in Provo, the Brigham Young University Center for Near Eastern Studies in Jerusalem, and La Sorbonne in Paris, France as an undergraduate student. She holds master's degrees from the University of Chicago (international policy) and the University of Denver (conflict resolution).
Following her studies, she worked at Cisco Systems as an international government relations manager and Rotary International as a public relations specialist connecting with global humanitarian agencies such as the World Bank and the United Nations. She is fluent in French and Japanese, and familiar with Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and German.
In 2017, she published her first book entitled, Raising Mediators: How Smart Parents Use Mediation to Transform Sibling Conflict and Empower Their Children. Raising Mediators is available for purchase at Amazon. Currently, she works as the assistant director of BYU's Center for Conflict Resolution, which is associated with the J. Reuben Clark Law School.