Stephen Coles is a joint MBA and MA in Global Affairs student focused on climate change, technology, and national security. At Yale, he interned at a startup building software to help to decarbonize the real estate sector, a think tank working to modernize how the US government adopts new technology, and an artificial intelligence company developing national security-focused tools. Before Yale, he served on destroyers in the US Navy. He deployed throughout the Mediterranean and Black Seas as the Electronic and Information Warfare Officer and deployed to South America and the western Pacific as the Fire Control Officer and acting Combat Systems Officer. He received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis with a major in Economics and a minor in Computer Science. After Yale, Stephen is looking for opportunities in the intersection of climate, technology, and policy.