Getnet Tessema

Getnet Tessema

Getnet is a senior at the University of Massachusetts Boston studying environmental science. He has a bachelor’s degree in geology from Addis Ababa University and worked for a water well drilling company in Ethiopia for two years. Getnet loves studying nature and is passionate about environmental degradation caused by the irresponsible use of non-renewable resources.…

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Joann Lai

Joann assists the Inclusion team as a Solar Equity Fellow. She is passionate about sustainability efforts and environmental justice and hopes to work on policies related to energy and the environment. Joann is currently pursuing an M.S. degree in Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University and has a B.S. in Environmental Management and Protection…

Diana Eddows

Diana Eddowes

Diana works to build community-led solar projects for the inclusion team at Solstice. Diana brings over a decade of experience managing international cross-sector partnerships and engaging people in environmental education and research through her work with Earthwatch Institute. She also has a Master’s degree in Conservation and Biodiversity from the University of Exeter and a…

Ben Bailey

Ben manages donor relations, fundraising, and communication strategies for Solstice’s low-income inclusion program. Prior to joining the team, Ben worked for almost 20 years in the Advancement and Engagement office at Concord Academy, a private high school. He received his BA in U.S. History from Connecticut College. Ben enjoys going for walks in the woods…

Eli Goldman

Eli Goldman

Eli works to make energy equity a reality for all by leading research initiatives, engaging with stakeholders, and building long-lasting community partnerships. He’s passionate about environmental sustainability and is excited to work towards meeting Solstice’s mission. Before joining Solstice, Eli worked as an environmental planner where he helped communities to enhance their resilience to climate…

Winslow Lewis

Winslow Lewis

Winslow assists with programmatic work for the inclusion team focused on contract innovation and equitable policy advancement. Prior to joining Solstice, Winslow received his B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Washington. While completing his undergrad, Winslow worked with nonprofits and federal agencies in the field of environmental health, researching the issue of indoor…

Lauren Levine

Lauren leads Solstice’s low-income inclusion program, bringing more than a decade of nonprofit management experience. Previously, she worked in community development and financial inclusion at LISC, delivering creative financing solutions to underserved U.S. communities through New Markets Tax Credits. Prior to that, she served as the Manager of Direct Marketing and Data Analytics at Oxfam…