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Adrianna Quintero

Vice President, Programs and Equity

As Vice President, Programs and Equity, Adrianna leads and manages the coordination of U.S. Energy Foundation’s work to develop, foster, and sustain a diverse workplace with equity and inclusion as core values. She also works with our program teams on external equity strategies.

A nationally recognized expert on strategic power-building, sustainability, and diversity, equity, and inclusion, Adrianna most recently served as Director of Partner & Community Engagement at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). In 2007, Adrianna also founded and, for a decade, served as Executive Director of Voces Verdes, a national coalition of Latino business, health, community, and 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.