Creator & Director of Guts & Glory GNV and Guts & Glory Creative Consulting
Taylor Williams is the creative director of Guts & Glory GNV. She has been studying and performing improv comedy and storytelling for over 10 years. She got her start in New York City where she trained with Upright Citizens Brigade and worked as a commercial actress. Taylor facilitates workshops using the takeaways from improv, storytelling, and mindfulness to help organizations listen more deeply, connect with authenticity, and have more FUN. She offers trainings and keynotes around communication, storytelling, public speaking, and company culture. She holds a certificate in Design Thinking from IDEO U, allowing her to use human-centered design in the consulting work she does. She regularly hosts TEDxUF and Sofar Sounds Gainesville shows, and is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Florida.
Session Title: Building a Story Community Panel
Session Description: Over the last few years, Gainesville has become a storytelling city. The work of several story-based organizations has helped usher in this new community identify. Join members of Self Narrate, Guts & Glory GNV, and The Conch as they discuss how this has happened, and where we can go together!
Track: Community Growth