In her role as Director, Strategic Partnerships, Adrianna works to establish, strengthen, and steward Energy Foundation funders. A nationally recognized expert on strategic power-building, sustainability, and diversity, equity, and inclusion, she spent the past 11 years as Director of Partner & Community Engagement at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). In 2007, Adriana also founded and, for a decade, served as Executive Director of Voces Verdes, a national coalition of Latino business, health, community, cultural leaders, advocates, and organizations calling for action on clean energy and climate and one of the first organizations dedicated to building leadership among Latinos and Latinas on sustainability. She began her career at NRDC as an attorney litigating cases on pesticides, toxics, drinking water and air quality.
Adrianna received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Miami and her law degree from Boston University.