Talya Havivi

Talya Havivi

Talya Havivi Admin Assistant Talya comes to MassEnergize with experience in nonprofit spaces, a love for environmentalism and sustainability, and a keen interest in supporting and building community. She holds a BA from Boston University in Sociology and History. When not working at MassEnergize, Talya enjoys knitting, reading, baking, and connecting to nature by caring for her plants.
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Kai Wasserman, Intern

Kai Wasserman, Intern

Kai Wasserman Climate Communications Intern Kai is a senior at Boston University studying communications with a minor in business. After working in Ag-lending this past summer, Kai wants to apply his skills to promote climate initiatives in the Boston area where he is a local resident. Kai is excited to use storytelling as a tool to educate Massachusetts residents on the climate crisis. Outside of class, Kai enjoys hiking, reading, and attending concerts.
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Jaelyn Carr, Intern

Jaelyn Carr, Intern

Jaelyn Carr Community Engagement Intern Jaelyn is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Analysis and Policy and a Master of Science in Energy and Environment at Boston University. Her work with nonprofits, particularly in areas of climate action and environmental justice, highlights her commitment to these critical issues. Beyond her professional endeavors, Jaelyn has a keen interest in nature, which is reflected in her love for plant care. This interest not only complements…
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Tianyi Evans Gu, Software Developer

Tianyi Evans Gu, Software Developer

Tianyi Evans Gu Software Development Tianyi is a rising high school Junior at Phillips Academy Andover. At school, he loves coding and developing mobile apps, competing in hackathons, creative writing, and playing tennis. He is passionate about searching for ways that computer science and technology can be used to solve real-world problems, and is excited to work with MassEnergize in empowering climate action towards a sustainable future!
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Jo Jagger, Administrative Assistant

Jo Jagger, Administrative Assistant

Jo Jagger Administrative Assistant Jo comes to MassEnergize with previous experience in Project Management and Communications. Jo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Hispanic Studies and is originally from the United Kingdom. She moved to the United States in 2020 with her husband and two children. When not working Jo enjoys taking advantage of being in New England with weekends spent skiing, hiking, paddle boarding and at the beach.
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Gregg Sparkman, Advisor to the Board

Gregg Sparkman, Advisor to the Board

Gregg Sparkman Advisor to the Board Gregg Sparkman advises MassEnergize on community engagement. Gregg is an Assistant Professor at Boston College in the Psychology and Neuroscience department. He is the director of the Social Influence and Social Change lab, which studies motivations to change behavior and policy preference and how to advocate for change. His lab collaborates with non-profit, public, and private organizations, to develop and assess interventions and campaigns of change to meet environmental…
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Satrajit Ghosh, Software Engineer

Satrajit Ghosh, Software Engineer

Satrajit Ghosh Advisor to the Board Satrajit Ghosh has been developing informatics projects for over twenty years, including large open-source projects in the neuroscience community, and leading efforts in standardization across many disciplines. He has extensive knowledge of front-end, back-end and serverless technologies and has created tools that analyze and model terabytes of data. He is a professor at Harvard and Principal Research Scientist at MIT.
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Phil Giudice, Advisor to the Board

Phil Giudice, Advisor to the Board

Phil Giudice Advisor to the Board Phil Giudice is an advisor to the MassEnergize Board of Directors. Phil has 45 years’ experience in the energy industry as a geologist, consultant, entrepreneur, executive, board director and energy official in state and federal roles. Most recently, Phil served as Special Assistant to the President for Climate Policy during the startup of the Biden- Harris administration. Phil is the Board Chair for FirstLight which operates hydropower facilities in…
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Harvey Michaels, Advisor to the Board

Harvey Michaels, Advisor to the Board

Harvey Michaels Advisor to the Board Harvey Michaels is an MIT Sloan Lecturer on the emerging Climate Solution Economy for the Sloan Sustainability Initiative, in collaboration with the International Urban and Regional Studies Program (SPURS). Harvey also directs the Climate and Cities Project in affiliation with MIT’s Environmental Solutions Initiative, where he served on the faculty team for The Future of the Grid research study. Harvey provided leadership to the formation of MIT’s Efficiency Forward…
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Frimpong Opoku-Agyemang, Software Engineer

Frimpong Opoku-Agyemang, Software Engineer

Frimpong Opoku-Agyemang Software Engineer Frimpong Opoku-Agyemang is a young Ghanaian with an ever growing love for software development. He has experience with a wide variety of back end and front end technologies. In the future, his dream is to contribute to raising Ghana’s standards in technology to meet the growing world’s requirement. In his pursuit of this, he is a year into majoring in Computer Science at the African Leadership University (Mauritius).
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