May 24, 2012
Program: International Environmental Policy (Peace Corps Masters International)
Fast Fact: Studied Russian for 10 years
"After graduating from the Monterey Institute, I felt confident in performing any task...putting together a sustainability report, writing a policy analysis, or discussing organic agriculture in Russian."
"Working for Veritable Vegetable helped me realize that business is not necessarily the enemy," she said. "Their business model is uniquely structured around environmental and social improvement...after witnessing that first hand, I knew that I wanted to know more."
"Alumni from the IEP program have a lot of great positions with environmental organizations worldwide, which tells me that their unique program prepares their students well," she said.
Tiffani was also attracted by the diversity of the student body at MIIS.
"A large part of learning takes place outside of the classroom," she said. "So it makes sense to surround yourself with well-rounded, experienced peers who can offer their unique perspective and experience."