Class of 2022
Tiffany King is originally from Manchester, Connecticut. She attended undergrad at American University, where she majored in International Studies and double minored in Chinese and Economics. As a 2014 Boren Scholar, she studied abroad for a year in Beijing, China. There, she engaged in intensive language study, took courses on Chinese economic structure and social development, and interned at a women’s right law firm/NGO. During this internship, she conducted research on women’s rights, translated documents from Chinese to English, and proofread and edited English articles. After graduating, she worked for four years in federal contracting as a background investigator, and then at the Foreign Service Institute in the Office of the Registrar. During her tenure, she would apply to and receive the 2020 Charles B. Rangel Fellowship. Tiffany plans to examine income inequality policies and their effectiveness in closing the income gap, as well as the consequences if left unresolved in Asia, specifically China. After graduation, she will join the Foreign Service and use the development knowledge she obtained through GHD.