Aisha Shekara works in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania state government lobbying decisionmakers and collaborating in coalitions to advance clean energy and state decarbonization goals. She also crafts policy insights on PowerSuite and provides support for the DTAMT-East Working Group. Prior to joining United, Aisha served in Illinois Governor Pritzker’s Administration as a James Dunn Fellow for Policy which sparked her passion for equity-based solutions in the energy transition. As a college student, she worked for the University of Illinois Office of Governmental Relations for almost 3 years lobbying lawmakers to support higher education and organized efforts that increased state funding for student mental health services across UofI.

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