As a Program Manager for Cleantech San Diego, Alyssa oversees the Southern California Energy Innovation Network, a California Energy Commission funded-program that provides innovative energy startups in San Diego, Imperial, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties with access to commercialization services. 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 has worked 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 Vice Chair of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) of San Diego. She holds a BA in Community Studies from UC Santa Cruz.