Analyst, EDF Climate Corps and William K. Bowes Fellow
Areas of expertise: Energy efficiency, Corporate partnerships, EDF Climate Corps
Serena works as a part of EDF Climate Corps to help businesses, cities and universities develop practical, actionable energy efficiency plans by placing top tier graduate students in summer fellowship programs.
Serena focuses on accelerating organizational change through building relationships with leading organizations to implement strategic energy management as well as advocating for and tracking progress on leading practices.
Prior to joining EDF, Serena worked for Ecova Consulting’s Research and Policy Team doing energy efficiency research on residential appliances test standards and as an independent conformance assessment auditor for EPEAT, Inc. Serena also worked for the Volpe Center’s Organizational Performance department and provided support for a number of transportation related projects.
- M.A. Energy and Environmental Analysis, Boston University
- B.A. Integrative Biology, Legal Studies; Energy and Resources (minor), UC Berkeley
“What Lurks Beneath: Energy Savings Opportunities from Better Testing and Technologies in Residential Clothes Dryers”, ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 2012.