Maxine is an external affairs generalist experienced in communications, fundraising, and media-related activities, with affiliations to gender equality and clean energy. She is currently focused on developing skills in outreach and messaging around demand side energy efficiency, with an emphasis on tools and strategies around the human dimensions of energy usage. She is seeking interdisciplinary opportunities where gender empowerment, clean energy access, environmental conservation, public health, and/or emerging technologies overlap.
Specialties: research, writing, reporting, developing outreach strategies including social media and web communications
Research areas of interest:
Behaviour change communications to promote energy efficiency and clean energy technology adoption,
Energy entrepreneurship for women’s empowerment,
Engaging girls as change agents for clean cooking and community-based conservation,
Gender mainstreaming and inclusiveness in the clean energy and power sector,