- IU Bloomington
Michelle Bartley-Taylor joined the Center in 2016 and is currently serving as the Director where she champions meaningful programming initiatives and operational goals to move beyond the obstacles and help create a more collaborative climate for women to learn, work, and grow.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Vermont and a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Colorado State University. Her background in student affairs includes working as an Area Coordinator for Residence Life and as a Program Coordinator at the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education both at Rutgers University. In the latter position, she was responsible for National Science Foundation Young Scholars Program geared to underrepresented populations. Michelle has also worked in K-12 Education in Michigan and prior to joining our center, Michelle was working for The Wellbridge Group in Brighton, Michigan.
Michelle served a two-year appointment to the Monroe County Women’s Commission, where she worked with other commissioners to advance the status of women, address issues of gender equity, and to champion women’s contributions to local culture and society.
In her time outside of the office, Michelle enjoys being with her family, teaching jazzercise, gardening, reading, and exploring the outdoors with her two border collies, Maggie and Hazel.