Originally from Brunswick, Maine, Tiffany Tanner is finishing her master’s degree in Global Policy at the School of Policy and International Affairs at the University of Maine. She is also a current recipient of the Boren Fellowship, and she plans to use this award to study Russian abroad in the Spring. Previously, Tiffany has interned as a human rights researcher for the Centre for Policy and Research Analysis, an India-based think tank. She also worked in Germany for a year, interning for the German American Chamber of Commerce California, during which she had the opportunity to learn about and explore much of Europe. Tiffany aims to pursue a career in public service. In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, gaming, and reading about the world.
Having spent most of her life in California, Lark Yost is a relatively new Maine resident. She graduated from the University of California – Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s degree in Japanese Language Studies. She spent her senior year studying abroad in Tokyo as a student of Keio University. After graduating, Lark participated in an internship with Main(e) International Consulting LLC where her main focus was translating various articles on Japanese energy and the offshore wind market into English. In her free time, she enjoys art, listening to music, and playing video games.