Maki Tazawa is pursuing a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She is interested in sustainable agriculture and consumer behavior. Her most recent work experience was with the National Audubon Society, where she carried out international conservation projects in the areas of coastal resiliency, environmental education, and ecotourism. At CBEY, Maki is part of the Conservation Finance Network and the Clean Energy Finance Forum. She holds a degree from the George Washington University in International Affairs and Environmental Studies. She is originally from Rhode Island, and enjoys running and diving in her free time.