MEMBERS

A Platform for Women Working and Investing in Technology that will Help the World Combat the Climate Crisis, Support Mitigation and Adaptation.
Our members are mid to senior level women in climate technology and investment companies around the world. We come together once a month to share ideas, network, build our speaking and professional profiles, and contribute to the growth of diverse thought in the climate tech arena.

Leyla Fahim

Research Assistant, Cemvita Factory

Leyla Fahim is a research assistant at Cemvita Factory with a multidisciplinary interest in climate change. She holds a Bachelors degree in physics with a concentration in plasma physics and fusion energy.

Madeleine Faucher

Program Manager, Enel X

As a Program Manager at Enel X, Madeleine works to create, manage, and grow demand response programs in partnership with utilities across the United States.

Grace Feilen

Associate Consultant, WSP

Grace Feilen is a renewable energy and sustainability consultant for a range of private and public sector clients. With a background in energy and environmental analysis, Grace specializes in decarbonization pathways and strategic planning.

Peggy Flannery

Principal, Generate Capital Inc

Peggy Flannery is a Principal on the Investment Team at Generate Capital, a leading investor, owner and operator of sustainable infrastructure assets in the power, waste and water, and transportation segments.

Rebecca Fleischman

Director of Giving and Impact, Three Cairns Group

Rebecca Fleischman joined Three Cairns Group as Director of Giving and Impact in April 2020. Three Cairns Group is a social impact firm engaged in addressing the climate crisis through venture investing, philanthropy and public policy advocacy.

Chloe Foster

Content Manager and Consultant, Applied Negative Emissions Centre
Chloe is a Content Manager and a consultant at ANEC, a hub for collaboration between climate tech innovators and organisations wanting to be carbon neutral. She works to deploy carbon removal solutions as part of sustainability strategies aiming to tackle residual emissions and helps organisations to reach their net-zero targets. Her background is in research and policy.

Sheena Foster

Sustainability Consultant, Government Contractor

Sheena Foster is a sustainability consultant with a keen interest on the impact of climate change on peace, security, public health and food security. She has a particular interest in agricultural tech and sustainable international development.

Cheryl Fragiadakis

Business Creation Business Development Manager, EIT InnoEnergy

Cheryl is urrently with InnoEnergy, the largest sustainable energy accelerator and investor in Europe. She previously headed technology Transfer and IP Management for the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. BS, Chemical Engineering; MBA.

Madison Freeman

Associate, Energy Impact Partners

Leyla Fahim is a research assistant at Cemvita Factory with a multidisciplinary interest in climate change. She holds a Bachelors degree in physics with a concentration in plasma physics and fusion energy.

Madeline Frieze

Associate Consultant, WSP

Madison Freeman focuses on investment strategy and research on clean energy and climate technologies at Energy Impact Partners, a venture capital firm investing across North America and Europe. She is based in New York City.

Kristen Fulmer

Founder, Recipric

Kristen Fulmer is a  sustainability expert, focused on maximizing performance and promoting occupant health and wellbeing within the built environment.

Lana Gabrilyan

Energy Justice Associate, Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Lana received her Masters of Environmental Management Candidate at Yale School of the Environment.

Becky Gallagher

Manager, East Investment Office, Avangrid Renewables

Becky Gallagher and her team are responsible for utility scale models + investment decisions east of the Rockies, including Avangrid’s offshore wind portfolio. Prior, she led SunPower’s expansion into the MA DG solar market and managed its East analyst team.

Alison Gammie

Associate Consultant, WSP

Alison Gammie is a consultant on the Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change team at WSP. Ms. Gammie has 4 years of experience as a consultant specializing in GHG and resource management with clients in the tech and data analytics sectors.

Danielle Garland

Communication and Development Manager, CleanTechnica

A longtime environmentalist, Danielle has a background in sustainable food and business, conscious adventure travel, eco-focused writing, and most recently joined the CleanTechnica team, the best online source for all things cleantech.

Morgan Garritson

Director, Project Management at Persefoni, Persefoni

With over 15 years of project/program management and leadership, marketing and community leadership experience, Morgan is driving force when it comes to generating momentum towards big, positive change in the world of Climate Tech.

Riya Ghosal

Manager in the regulatory space in US financial sector, Deloitte

Riya Ghosal is a
Professional in the risk advisory space for the past 8 years. Her focus has been on market abuse and market manipulation in the US financial sector (financial markets) for the past 5 years. Her prior experience in ERM and Corporate Governance.

Shira Goldmann

Membership & Engagement Associate, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

Through Shira’s work at SASB, she educates market players on financially material sustainability disclosures. Outside of work, she organizes the young Jewish community around climate justice.

Emily Gorbaty

Lead Design Researcher, Openbox

Through Shira’s work at SASB, she educates market players on financially material sustainability disclosures. Outside of work, she organizes the young Jewish community around climate justice.

Olivia Grah

Analyst, Center for Carbon Transition, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Olivia is an analyst with J.P. Morgan’s Center for Carbon Transition team in the investment bank. She works to provide clients climate change and net zero transition advisory and solutions. She is based in New York City.

Raiven Greenberg

Project Manager, University of California, Irvine - Center for Ecosystem Climate Solutions

Raiven manages the Center for Ecosystem Climate Solutions, supporting researchers developing the science-based tools to more effectively manage California’s natural lands for climate change. She also volunteers as President of Seed Consulting Group.

Tory Grieves

VP of Analytics, The Climate Service

Tory Grieves is VP of Analytics for The Climate Service, where she utilizes her technical expertise in both environmental science and business to accelerate climate adaptation and resilience.

Kimberly Grubert

Climate Risk & Resilience Consultant, WSP USA

Kim is a passionate environmental advocate dedicated to protecting the planet for future generations. She is a native of Kansas, but currently lives in Colorado and works as a climate risk and resilience consultant for WSP USA.

Dana Guernsey

VP of Product and Energy Markets, Voltus, Inc

Dana is a leading expert in global energy markets. She leads Voltus’s efforts to develop products that connect energy users to these markets, in order to use distributed energy resources (DERs) to eliminate the need for traditional power plants.

Annie Guo

Program Manager, Microsoft

Annie Guo leads Microsoft’s cloud energy strategy for a portfolio of projects across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In this role, she is an energy markets expert, D&I ambassador, part-time diplomat, and culture champion.

Iris Guo

Founder & CEO, Neutrify

Aashna works in the M&A team at HPE across San Jose and London. Prior to that, she has worked at Google, Startup, and Early-stage VC fund in India and the U.S. She graduated with an MBA from Yale. She leads an investment syndicate that also invests in climate tech.

Aashna Gupta

Corporate Development, HPE

Aashna works in the M&A team at HPE across San Jose and London. Prior to that, she has worked at Google, Startup, and Early-stage VC fund in India and the U.S. She graduated with an MBA from Yale. She leads an investment syndicate that also invests in climate tech.

Mansi Gupta

Design Strategist, Unconform Studio

As the founder of Unconform Studio, Mansi advises and facilitates workshops for organizations on strategy and systems change through a design and innovation lens. She is the author of Unconforming, a newsletter on women + design.

Nidhi Gupta

Senior Program Lead (Policy, Research & Program Development), Environmental Design Solutions

Nidhi is currently working on integrating environmental thinking, approach and processes into government programs and policies. She is passionate about projects and programs that inspire behavioral change towards creating a harmonious life on our planet.

Fatima Hadj

Initiator and co-founder, Climate Action Women

Fatima is a Climate and ESG financial expert. She initiated and co-founded the platform Climate Action Women, focused on advocating climate action and empowering women to act for healthier planet. 

Sara Hambleton

Director, Field Ops, SolarEdge Texhnologies

Sara worked in the solar industry for over 20 years. From starting a non-profit, to directing field operations in North America, She’s been an integral part in developing the renewable energy and energy management sector throughout the globe.

Sophia Hamblin Wang

COO, Mineral Carbonation International

Sara worked in the solar industry for over 20 years. From starting a non-profit, to directing field operations in North America, She’s been an integral part in developing the renewable energy and energy management sector throughout the globe.

Laura Hammett

Climate Adaptation Specialist, UNDP

Laura is an urban planner and climate adaptation specialist committed to enabling climate-resilient community development. Her work centers on helping governments and organizations evaluate, quantify, and manage climate change risks.

Natacha Hamon

Offer manager at Schneider Electric, New Ventures carbon offset at Total Carbon Neutrality Businesses, Total, Schneider Electric, Atout France

Chelsea Harder has 15 years experience implementing sustainability programs through cleantech. As President of Pono Home and CleanTechnica, she helps shift market adoption and create economic relief pathways through energy efficiency.

Chelsea Harder

President of Pono Home, Inc. and CleanTechnica, Hawaii Energy; Hawaii Green Growth

Chelsea Harder has 15 years experience implementing sustainability programs through cleantech. As President of Pono Home and CleanTechnica, she helps shift market adoption and create economic relief pathways through energy efficiency.

Ekaterina Hardin

Analyst, Extractives and Minerals Processing Sector Lead, SASB

Ekaterina Hardin is an Analyst on the Research Team. Prior to joining SASB in 2019, Ms. Hardin worked for technology and service companies developing new products in the renewables and electric grid security markets as well as managing data modeling

Chante Harris

Sr. Manager, Venture For ClimateTech, Secondmuse

Chante Harris is the Senior Manager of Venture for ClimateTech, a climate tech venture studio and accelerator sourcing the best climate tech solutions across the globe. She also oversees the launch of the For ClimateTech Global Innovation Challenge.

Negin Hayatbini

Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes

Chante Harris is the Senior Manager of Venture for ClimateTech, a climate tech venture studio and accelerator sourcing the best climate tech solutions across the globe. She also oversees the launch of the For ClimateTech Global Innovation Challenge.

Katie Heath

VP, Strategic Development, AES Clean Energy

Katie began her career in the renewables industry as tax equity counsel and at AES Clean Energy, leads the teams responsible for long term pipeline strategy, project creation, and land acquisition.

Molly Hendriksen

Director, Technology, Innovation & Climate PR, BerlinRosen

Molly works with innovative companies at the intersection of technology and the climate, like Sidewalk Labs and URBAN-X, helping them to launch products, build brand recognition and elevate their mission-driven impact through strategic PR.

Kealy Herman

Senior Project Director, WSP

Kealy creates robust sustainability strategies and crafts compelling stories about environmental impact. She lives for creative solutions to multi-disciplinary problems, data-driven decision making, and consensus-building.

Karen Hinh

Engineering Intern, Swift Solar

Trained as a mechanical engineer, Karen is passionate about renewable energy and waste management technologies, as well as the adoption of closed-loop design and circular economies.

Olivia Hipkins

Founder, Principal, Green Atlas Consulting

Olivia helps companies integrate sustainability into business models and fundraise for technologies geared towards improving climate outcomes. She has 7 years of real asset investing experience, including at PIMCO, IFC (World Bank), and Castlelake.

Tucker Hirsch

On Deck Climate Tech Fellow, Consultant/Prinicipal, Tucker Hirsch, LLC

Tucker Hirsch is an
expert in communicating climate change, action, & solutions. 10+ years experience combines program management in conservation nonprofits, science degrees, and an MBA. Looking to make significant impact in climate/sustainability with an amazing team!

Stephanie Ho

Technical Architect - Sustainability Cloud, Salesforce

Stephanie Ho supports Salesforce’s Sustainability Cloud. She gathers customer requirements, builds demos, and gives input on their product roadmap. She’s been in the enterprise software world for 10 years – specializing in supply chain, CRM, and custom app builds.

Madison Hoffacker

Strategic Analyst, Pacific Gas & Electric

Madison Hoffacker is currently developing a community microgrid and remote grid program on PG&E’s Energy Strategy & Innovation team. She is interested in developing innovative solutions to build a clean, resilient, & equitable electric grid system.

Julianne Hogan

Marketing Manager, Benecomms

Julianne Hogan is a Marketing Manager at Benecomms. Leading the design and brand strategy team, Julianne has a knack for transforming the complex issues of climate change into impactful and memorable visuals for printed materials, web, and social. She is an adept project manager and has managed a wide range of creative projects, from video production to web builds, and she is a recipient of a gold MarCom award for her work in the climate risk space.

Marianne Hoogeveen

Staff Data Scientist, Bowery Farming

Julianne Hogan is a Marketing Manager at Benecomms. Leading the design and brand strategy team, Julianne has a knack for transforming the complex issues of climate change into impactful and memorable visuals for printed materials, web, and social. She is an adept project manager and has managed a wide range of creative projects, from video production to web builds, and she is a recipient of a gold MarCom award for her work in the climate risk space.

Susan Hooper

Founding Director, ChapterZero.org.uk ., EBS Enhanced Biomass Solutions, a nature based carbon removal and sequestration solution.

Susan is Chair of Caresourcer.com in Edinburgh and EBS (Enhanced Biomass Solutions, a nature based carbon removal and sequestration solution) in West Australia. Susan sits on the Boards of Moonpig plc (Chair of Remuneration Committee and ESG Lead).

Erfana Hossain

Associate, Sustainalytics

Erfana is a Client Relations Associate at Sustainalytics working with asset managers and asset owners to incorporate esg data into their investment strategies.

Elaine Hsieh

Head of Corporate Partnerships and Marketing, Third Derivative

Elaine’s current focus is on building Third Derivative, a vertically-integrated global climate tech accelerator program that aligns investors, corporates, and RMI’s market, regulatory, and policy experts to scale climate innovations faster.

Astrid Hsu

Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Astrid Hsu is a marine biologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and a National Geographic Explorer. She specializes in coastal ecosystems, remote sensing, climate education, and international commitments to sustainability.

Tara Jafarmadar

CEO & Co-founder, Susty

Tara is the CEO and Co-founder of an early-stage start-up called Susty, a platform that is making it easier for people to discover sustainable brands and purchase in ways that align with their values.

Riya Jain

Senior Analyst, Generate Capital

Riya works with Energy, literally.

Tiffani Jarnigan

Sustainability Manager, Customer and Stakeholder Engagements, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Tiffani currently leads technical and innovation strategy for HPE’s sustainability team. She previously worked as a data/business analyst for an organic produce co. and built water infrastructure in the Dominican Republic in the Peace Corps.

Jacqueline Johnson

Community Manager, Greentown Labs

As Community Manager of Greentown Labs, Jacqueline works closely with the members of the climatetech startup community. She helps to foster community by helping members tap into resources and providing relevant programming to build their startup.

Claire Juracka

Master's student in Energy and Sustainability, Northwestern University

Claire Juracka received a full ride to The Ohio State University where she graduated with a B.S. in Honors Environmental Science with a specialization in Global Studies. She is pursuing her M.S. in Energy & Sustainability at Northwestern University.

Kirsten Jurich

Program Manager, High Tide Foundation

Kirsten is a philanthropic advisor, managing a portfolio of for-profit and non-profit climate investments. Her work focuses on US bipartisan climate policy, climate innovations, and addressing the carbon threat in Southeast Asia.

Sponsorship Opportunities
We are seeking partnerships with like-minded organizations who can support our group, underwrite a meeting or sponsor our newsletter. If you are interested, please contact Julianne Hogan at julianne@benecomms.io.