USHCC Fellows


MacLane Taggart 
Hinckley Institute of Politics Fellow
MacLane Taggart grew up just outside Salt Lake City in East Millcreek, Utah and is the youngest of four children in my family. After graduating high school he lived abroad in Sao Paulo, Brazil for two years performing missionary service and later returned to Utah to study accounting. At the University of Utah he holds the title of First Year Council Director in the student government, is a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, and has positions in several other campus and community organizations. After completing his undergraduate work he plans to attend law school. In his free time he enjoys going to the movies, running, and  playing with his nieces and nephew.


Caroline Zhang
Harvard Fellow 
Caroline Zhang is a junior at Harvard College majoring in history and literature with a focus field in modern Europe. Outside of class, she is involved in activism for the responsible investment of university endowments, and writes for The Harvard Crimson, where she is a beat reporter on homelessness in Cambridge.In her free time, she enjoys reading novels, baking, and food blogging. This summer, she looks forward to learning more about the intersection of business, politics, and advocacy with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Cynthia Florentino
Google Policy Fellow
Cynthia Florentino was born in New York City and raised in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. She is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando where she majored in Political Science. This summer, she will be working on telecommunications and technology policy. She is interested in the usage of big data and increasing internet access in the developing world and will be starting a graduate program in International Development Studies at the George Washington University this Fall. Her favorite things are traveling, coffee, and the University of Central Florida Knights.