Tara Young is the director for conferencing and building operations at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, she oversees all conferences and events held at the Center, front and back of house operations, and building security. Previously, she held the role of event manger in the conferencing department. Tara holds a BS in business management from Salisbury University and is a graduate from L’Academie de Cuisine. She joined CSIS in 2016.