Taj is a theologian, writer, and advocate, who is fascinated by the intersections of faith, justice, and identity. For Taj, innovation happens when a community holds these three things at the center of what it’s trying to build, and he sees this reflected in the work of the Glean Network and is thrilled to be part of this team. Taj draws inspiration from music and literature, and also plays guitar and has been refining this skill for over 20 years. Some of his most formative years were spent singing in coffee shops, bars, and on the streets of Santa Cruz, CA. As for books, he’ll read anything with a good first sentence, though science fiction, fantasy, and magical realist fiction are his favorites.