Power is Local builds Black, Latinx, & Spanish-speaking Northern Manhattan community power, to ensure that people most impacted by energy insecurity’s increasingly harmful effects on community wellbeing can develop critical policy action.
Catherine Mazzocchi graduated from Syracuse University with a B.F.A. in Communications Design. Since college, she has worked at a tech startup crafting data-driven social media advertising strategies and customer experiences, growing direct-to-consumer brands. She’s ready for the entrepreneurial journey ahead and wants to empower others to enact positive change on the world, not only for today, but for the prosperity of future generations.
Jennifer Ulloa graduated from Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College with a B.A in human biology, B.A in studio art, and a certificate in public policy. Her experience has primarily been in the nonprofit sector, working with organizations aimed at tackling health and education disparities from East Harlem to El Salvador. Jennifer is currently an Associate Researcher at Mount Sinai Center for Behavioral Oncology, working to increase access to cancer education and cancer screening programs to medically underserved communities. She is committed to amplifying the voices of communities who have historically been excluded from global development and community health discussions, and looks forward to integrating science, technology, and design to tackle today’s pressing global health concerns.
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