Tetyana Margolina is originally from Ukraine. She was educated in Russia and Ukraine where she earned a Ph.D. in geophysics, physics of the ocean. Now Tetyana lives in Salinas and works in Monterey, California, as a research associate. Her research interests include data processing and ocean acoustics. Tetyana has been a proud member of the Naval Postgraduate School Toastmasters Club since 2012, and is now serving as the club VP of Education.