Maggie is a first year MEM student at Yale FES specializing in Energy & Environment and Business & Environment. She focuses on energy and utility policy, energy finance, cleantech and social enterprise as tools to build wealth and political power in tribes and low-income communities of color. Most recently, Maggie served as the Environmental Justice Manager at the Coalition of Communities of Color, an Oregon alliance of 18 culturally specific community-based organizations. She established its Community and Economic Development program while designing and leading legislative, electoral and PUC policies and campaigns, including carbon pricing, community solar, RPS, grid modernization, and tax policy. Maggie is a Citizen of the Cherokee Nation.
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2020