Moriah Tafoya is a Project Associate in Initiatives at the Pacific Council on International Policy, where her primary roles are to coordinate and execute projects in the Initiatives space along with supporting Membership in recruitment and outreach.
Moriah received her Bachelor’s in International Affairs and Spanish from Wheaton College in Illinois. As a part of her studies, she interned at the U.S. Embassy in Honduras where she conducted a research project that revealed a “hidden population” of U.S. citizens (minors) and executed a campaign to provide U.S. Embassy services to the targeted communities. Additionally, Moriah lived in Costa Rica and Nicaragua to develop her Spanish skills.
Recently, Moriah returned from China after participating in a Global Education Fellowship in conjunction with the Chinese government in Changsha, Hunan, China. While in China, she taught English, researched educational practices, and studied Mandarin. Moriah is a southern California native and is happy to be back and enjoy the sunny weather. In her free time, she likes to learn languages, read, sing, and play soccer.