Meet The Energy Week Team!
Energy Week Co-Chair
Carley is a climate activist and cares deeply for solving the climate crisis through rapidly decarbonizing our economy. She believes every job is a climate job, which is why she is excited to co-chair Energy Week and expand the network of people across all sectors who are working to solve difficult climate challenges. Carley is pursuing a Master's of Environmental Management and MBA and is excited to combine her analytical and business skills to advance an equitable and just clean energy transition.
Duke is passionate about a cleaner and more sustainable future. As a Master of Environmental Management Candidate (Class of 2024) at Duke University with a concentration in Energy and Environment, he is excited to take his experiences in clean energy, policy, and research forward. Duke is an effective communicator who enjoys collaboration and taking initiative. Duke enjoys enjoy fast-paced environments, and can be found singing, cooking, or biking in my free time.
Kristy is a second year Master of Environmental Management Student, concentrating in Energy and Environment. Prior to her time at Duke, Kristy lived in Washington, DC, where she led social impact investment projects primarily in South and Southeast Asia. Kristy has loved exploring Durham over the last year, especially visiting new trails with her friends and dog. She is excited to be a part of Energy Week leadership team to meet and work with students across different schools at Duke who are all passionate about clean energy transition.
Tiana is a Duke Environmental Leadership, Masters of Environmental Management student (DEL-MEM). She has experience in project management, environment oversight for large scale construction and field biology. Currently, she is a research fellow for the Solar and Storage Industries Institute (SI2), the nonprofit organization founded by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA); where she is conducting research to support the development model policy for the solar industry. Tiana’s passion for a better world drives her interest in supporting a weather ready nation and responsible resource management through the use renewable energy. Tiana is thrilled to be a part of the Duke Energy Week Leadership team for the 2023/2024 academic year-- as there are so many dynamic leaders on the team—many of which will be shaping the future of energy!
Prior to enrolling as a dual master's student at Duke (public policy and environmental management), Malcolm worked as an environmental analyst in Wisconsin’s Office of Energy. In this role, he was tasked with reviewing and permitting energy projects such as transmission line rebuilds, natural gas pipeline repairs, and maintenance at hydroelectric facilities. This valuable regulatory experience galvanized Malcolm to pursue a more active role in the clean energy transition. In Durham, he’s taken coursework ranging from environmental economics to international energy systems, while cultivating out-of-classroom expertise with the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association and Grove Climate Group. He’s enthusiastic about sharing his passion for energy with the community and emphasizing the need for a just and equitable energy transition.
John is a Master of Environmental Management and Master of Business Administration candidate at Duke University, where he focuses on the clean energy transition. Prior to Duke, he managed a large landscape conservation partnership in the Texas Hill Country, led programs and advocacy for a parks, trails, and open space nonprofit in Austin, TX, and served on the Executive Committee for the Austin Group of the Sierra Club. John was drawn to this year's Energy Week leadership team because of its focus on exploring the equity implications of the clean energy transition and the opportunity to learn from the diversity of experiences in the inspirational cross-school leadership team. John earned a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Black Studies from Allegheny College, and in his spare time enjoys hiking, time on a bike or in bodies of water, and moonlighting as a saxophonist.
Meera is a second year Master's student in Environmental Management at the Nicholas School, with a background in mechanical engineering. Meera has always envisioned herself as a part of the global combat against climate change and contribute to mitigating the effects of climate adversity in the global south. Meera gets to be a part of a team that shares equal passion for the cause, and brings critical energy and environmental issues to the forefront of of Duke and Beyond.
Marketing and Communications Lead
Pursuing both a Master’s of Public Policy and a Master’s of Environmental Management, Morgan hopes to help in mitigating the climate crisis as well as aid in the transition to clean energy. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, discovering new restaurants, and going to concerts.