Lavannya Pulluveetil Barrera
In her role as Access and Equity Program Manager Lavannya leads Vote Solar's outreach and workshop efforts. Prior to joining Vote Solar, Lavannya was a Tom Graff Diversity Fellow at Environmental Defense Fund supporting the equitable implementation of clean energy legislation and the design of energy efficiency programs for low-income and hard to reach customers. She has a strong background in research, community engagement and education, and forging strong and diverse partnerships.
Lavannya is originally from New York City but now lives in Chicago, Illinois. She holds a B.S. in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences (ESS) and International Agriculture and Rural Development (IARD) from Cornell University. In her free time Lavannya enjoys finding new coffee shops to read in and supporting local organizing efforts.