Meet the Founder
Dr. Taylor-Nelms works with educational institutions, federal agencies, nonprofits, and Fortune 500 companies to deliver research-based studies, interactive training, change management plans, and award-winning communications materials. An early advocate of virtual worlds, Dr. Taylor-Nelms developed, researched and tested the effectiveness of immersive 3D learning solutions for a number of clients, including the National Science Foundation, the University of Virginia, Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management, International Society of Technology in Education, and Xavier University.
Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, Dr. Nelms led efforts to integrate technology into the curriculum at schools and nonprofits, such as New Yorkâ€™s wNET, Public Broadcasting Station. She conducted online training for more than 6,000 K-12 teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) courses resulting in wNETâ€™ selection as a top web resource by Excite and â€œDigital Dozenâ€ by the prestigious Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Math and Science Education.
A double-major, she graduated with honors from Smith College, received a masterâ€™s degree in journalism from New York University, and a doctorate in Instructional Technology, Math and Computers from Columbia University. She is also nationally certified as a Human Capital Strategist from the Human Capital Institute and as a subject-matter expert in virtual worlds from the University of Washington in Seattle.
“One word, in a nutshell, I’m curious.”
Meet the Team
Those who know me always comment on the attention I pay to details; I’m often described as ‘methodical’ by nature.
I see myself as a talented ‘connector’ of ideas, data, people, outcomes.
Michelle Pogue FentonÂ
Learning Solutions Analyst
“Teach us to know the brevity of life so that we may grow in wisdom.”
“If I could pick one word to describe myself, it would be compassionate.”
Those who know me would describe me as â€˜intentionalâ€™ and â€˜thoughtfulâ€™