Tanya is a CSR professional based in California. Just before heading back to the States, Tanya spent a year iiving in Dubai, working as a consultant and market researcher in the solar sector. Her research interests include Renewable Energy, Sustainability, and International Public/Private Partnerships. Tanya's TEC research focuses on integration of renewables into the grid around the world and sustainability in the UAE. She holds an MS from NYU in Global Affairs and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, in Economics and Middle Eastern Studies. She loves to travel, practice bikram yoga, and attempting to learn new languages.