As an Analyst, Amairani prioritizes developing data-driven approaches for our client’s most pressing workforce development and urban planning needs. For Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Amairani supported the development of a cross-program evaluation plan to ensure ongoing assessment and improvement across all CHCI’s leadership programs. Amairani brings her experience conducting community outreach to her work on Volvo’s NYSERDA Clean Neighborhoods Challenge: The Bronx is Breathing project. She works alongside partners embedded in the Hunts Point community to ensure community members are strategically engaged and made aware of the economic benefits and workforce development opportunities stemming from the development of an electric charging hub and widespread adoption of electric vehicles.
Prior to joining Public Works Partners, Amairani conducted interviews across Surfrider Foundation’s national chapter network to develop recommendations for improving programming around beach access equity, focusing specifically on increasing accessibility to the ocean for BIPOC and non-coastal communities. She also leveraged her scientific background to develop an after-school workshop with Red Hook Initiative and BioBus to encourage Brooklyn youth to pursue STEM careers. Amairani conducted forest regeneration research in Central NY during her time at Cornell University.
Amairani holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Sustainability Science with a Minor in Latina/o Studies from Cornell University. She is a proud first-generation Latina college graduate and alum of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program.
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