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About the Author

Jacob Taylor-Mosquera is an enthusiastic people connector in the extensive international adoption community. He regularly networks, promotes and participates in adoption-related events in the Pacific Northwest in the United States. Jacob also simultaneously provides informal cultural and linguistic consulting to other Latin American adoptees across the U.S., Europe and Australia. He completed his undergraduate studies at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington and his master’s degree at the Universiteit Leiden in Leiden, Netherlands.


In addition, Jacob is the Head of Spanish Language Communications at, a website for the anthology titled Decoding our Origins: The Lived Experiences of Colombian Adoptees. The book was written by 17 Colombian adoptees living across multiple countries. The contributing authors aim to help Colombian adoptees search for and reunite with their biological families by purchasing DNA test kits with the proceeds from the anthology.


Jacob currently lives in Seattle.

Jacob Taylor-Mosquera
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