University of Cincinnati and The Ohio State University


  • Writer whose work has appeared on Investopedia, Harvard Business Review, and Crunchbase, as well as The Balance
  • More than 10 years of experience in finance, with expertise in fixed income and emerging markets
  • Advocates for more diversity in the finance industry


Kiara Taylor writes about investing, banking, and diversity issues for a number of publications. She brings to her writing more than a decade of experience working in banking for companies such as Fifth Third Bank, J.P. Morgan, and Citibank. Her banking roles have included equity research analyst, emerging markets strategist, and risk management specialist.

Taylor is also active in promoting diversity in the finance world and writes regularly about diversity issues. She holds an MBA in finance and financial management services from The Ohio State University, and a bachelor's in Finance from the University of Cincinnati.

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