Maya Whalen-Kipp

Director of Impact Teams
Common Energy

Maya Whalen-Kipp is the current Director of Impact Teams at Common Energy a community solar company working to add clean energy to the grid. At Common Energy Maya leads a paid internship program for young people on grassroots organizing, clean energy policy, sales, and climate communication.

Maya holds a BS in Biology from Union College and is a recent graduate of Bard College where she earned her MS in Climate and Environmental Policy. During her graduate studies she took two years off to join the US Peace Corps and served in the Fiji Islands as a community educator working on coastal development and gender equity. She is passionate about racial justice and inclusion in the development of the green economy.