Ondrea N. Kanwhen
CUNY City College
Ondrea is an electrical engineering major who is passionate about expanding the implementation of large-scale renewable energy projects. Her long-term goal is to start a renewable energy utility company to provide services to underserved communities. She is a researcher at the Smart Grid Interdependencies Lab focusing on incorporating resiliency and energy efficiency in the Food Energy Water nexus. Ondrea is a certified solar installer and volunteers with Grid Alternatives to provide low-cost solar to low and moderate income households. As a Colin Powell Fellow at City College, she also plans to pursue policy change that improves the availability and affordability of renewable energy.