Please note that this seminar will begin at 12:30pm, rather than the usual 12:15pm start. The speaker will be broadcast to our audience in Wallace Hall from SPIA's Washington, DC office, or attendees may register directly for the Zoom Webinar.
Kelly Crawford is Senior Advisor for Energy and Environmental Justice at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. Crawford is an award-winning subject matter expert with more than a decade of technical experience in environmental science and engineering, energy policy, climate change, emergency management and response, and environmental justice and equity. Kelly, a native Washingtonian, has been at the forefront of developing innovative strategies that promote pollution reduction to mitigate environmental impacts to vulnerable communities through a comprehensive understanding of regulatory frameworks, coupled with technical expertise and a firm commitment to inclusive decision-making processes. She works within DOE to craft policies that not only prioritizes environmental protection but also facilitates equitable access to the benefits of clean energy. Prior to joining DOE Crawford served as the State Air pollution control officer for the District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment as Associate Director of the Air Quality Division where she established and led the Department’s inaugural equity committee, developing and implementing a Racial Equity Framework, a racial equity impact tool, and conducted Environmental Justice and Racial Equity training within the department.
- Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment
- High Meadows Environmental Institute
- Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
- Center for Health and Wellbeing
- Office of Sustainability