Ali Andrews
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
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Loves: how human-centered design has the power to develop creative solutions to climate change that consider how human behavior will drive their success or failure; a vigorous round of “Yes, and..” improv; a downwind run from Makai Pier to Kaimana Beach on her one-woman canoe.

Hates: Pepper-jack cheese; our dependency on fossil fuels; talk with no walk. 

Proud of:  Her kindergarten level ability to write and speak ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi; the work by her team on their Masters project in the Design Impact Program - which directly led to the incorporation of Shake Energy Collaborative!

Working on getting better at: asking for 100% of what she wants; meal prep; acknowledging her own biases and privilege.

Keaʻa Davis
Design Strategist

Loves: Poke, video games, using co-design practices to amplify the voices of marginalized communities.

Hates: Cilantro, exclusive design practices. 

Proud of: The work Shake Energy Collaborative does.

Working on getting better at: Staying connected with my culture through learning about family history, language, etc.

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Sébastien Selarque
Community Energy Planner
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Loves: Advancing energy justice by collaborating with communities to achieve local and global goals; mālama ʻāina; hiking; and picnicing on the beach with friends.

 

Hates: Wicked problems, complacency, and cauliflower

 

Proud of: Everyone who is trying to make a more just and compassionate world. His growing collection of native Hawaiian plants.

 

Working on getting better at: Being patient and steadfast when working toward long-term goals. Synthesizing power systems engineering, energy planning, and community co-design.

SOfía Brege
Community Energy Design Intern - 2021-2022

Loves: Traveling, reading, environmental science, aerial silks, dark chocolate, Lana Del Rey. 

Hates: Lack of compassion and empathy, homophobia, any form of discrimination, environmental injustice, kale.

Proud of: Her brilliant friends, being unafraid of a challenge, her ceramic artwork. 

Working on getting better at: Coding, being decisive, believing in herself. 

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Rozy Eastaugh
Community Energy Design Intern - summer 2022
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Loves: Gluten-free bakeries, music, urban community farms, Adrienne Marie Brown, grassroots work, creating art in community, quiet observation of trees, dancing, Minnesota lakes, radishes, jumpsuits. 

Hates: Transactional relationships, extractive technology, and capitalistic engineering/innovation pedagogy.

Proud of: Listening, self-awareness, caring, her parents and sisters.  

Working on getting better at: speed walking to keep up with Kelly, confidence, speaking up more, practicing art as self-care. 

Kelly Dunn
Community Energy Design Intern - summer 2022

Loves: Long runs, choosing gratitude, aerial silks, big salads, jhumpa lahiri, sustainable farming, backpacking, experiencing new things, community-centered work, scientific illustration.

Hates: Apathy, lack of reciprocity, environmental injustice. 

Proud of: Strong and ever-giving caregivers, her family and culture, the spoon she recently whittled while sailing a tall ship. 

Working on getting better at: Directly thanking her parents, being confident in her own abilities, embracing failure. 

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Khande-Jaé Fisher
Community Energy Design Intern - Summer 2021
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SHAKE COMMUNITY ENERGY RESEARCH FELLOWS SUMMER 2020 
Sponsored by the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

Marc Huerta

 

Josué Gil-Silva

Eliana Fuchs

Kara Herson

 

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