Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Energy Justice in Philanthropy – Danielle Deane, Director of Equitable Climate Solutions, Bezos Earth Fund

Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Energy Justice in Philanthropy – Danielle Deane, Director of Equitable Climate Solutions, Bezos Earth Fund

Event sponsored by Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ), Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY)
Event time
Monday, April 4, 2022 - 2:30pm
Location
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As part of the Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series hosted by the Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY), join us Monday, April 4 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST for a lecture by Danielle Deane, Director of Equitable Climate Solutions at Bezos Earth Fund, titled “Energy Justice in Philanthropy”. Related readings for this talk are available below. Register here: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CDGme6PBRRCPRhdQ9Py01Q.
 
Danielle Deane-Ryan has devoted her career to her passion for forging equitable climate crisis solutions. Currently, she serves as the director of equitable climate solutions at the Bezos Earth Fund. Previously, Danielle was a senior advisor to the Libra Foundation, and a National Academies of Science Deep Decarbonization Committee member. She directed the Inclusive Clean Economy Program at The Nathan Cummings Foundation, supporting collaborations that catalyzed world-leading climate and equity policies. She was a co-author of Solar with Justice in collaboration with the Clean Energy States Alliance. Danielle served in the Obama Administration as Senior Advisor for External Affairs and Acting Director for Stakeholder Engagement at the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. She was Green 2.0’s founding executive director; launched the New Constituencies for Environmental Program at the Hewlett Foundation; and managed the Commission to Engage African Americans on Energy, Climate Change, and the Environment at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. 
 
She has an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics in Environment and Development, and a B.A. from Williams College in Political Economy with an Environmental Studies Concentration.  
 
Readings:
The Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) are joining forces in an effort to raise awareness on energy justice and bring the voices of experts in the field to the public. Join us on Mondays at 2:30 pm EST for this public speaker series exploring the multifaceted and exciting role of justice in the clean energy transition! Register for all or part of the series here: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CDGme6PBRRCPRhdQ9Py01Q.