As a Program Manager for Cleantech San Diego, Alyssa oversees the San Diego Regional Energy Innovation Network, a California Energy Commission grant program that provides innovative clean technology startups in the San Diego region with access to commercialization services and capital. Prior to joining Cleantech San Diego, Alyssa worked as an International Entrepreneur Coordinator for Keiretsu Forum, where she connected US-based entrepreneurs with one of the organization’s angel investor groups located in Bangalore, India. She also served as the Director of International Alliances and Partnerships for USI Accelerator, a company that matches US startups with Indian business partners and customers. Through these positions, Alyssa had the pleasure of working with several early-stage clean technology companies who ignited her passion for the cleantech sector and sustainable development. Alyssa brings her experience in project management, communications, and business development to Cleantech San Diego’s team. Outside of work, Alyssa serves as an Advisory Board member for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) of San Diego. She holds a BA in Community Studies from UC Santa Cruz.