Rosana Francescato




"Rosana has done a great job in advocating for community-based renewable power, most recently in organizing a program that attracted upwards of 50 people to discuss different approaches to promoting community power. The program reflected her skill in reaching out to a diversity of project leaders and in organizing a coherent discussion of the issues."
-- Al Weinrub, Coordinator, Local Clean Energy Alliance

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Solar analyst and community solar advocate

Communications: Blogger on Mosaic, The Energy Collective, PV Solar Report, Women in Cleantech and Sustainability, Sunible, Shareable, EcoTuesday, Solar Gardens Institute, Project Management Hut, and PMI San Francisco Bay Area Green Blog. Passionate about community-building and active in event promotion, with extensive editing and publishing experience.

Project management: Project manager promoting sustainability at home, in the community, and at work. Previous experience as Senior Program Manager at Adobe Systems. Strong advocate for change management, and instrumental in simplifying processes to save resources.

Community leadership: Top fundraiser for GRID Alternatives SF Bay Area Solarthon four years in a row, setting new fundraising records in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Key leader on projects in my community, organizing highly successful events such as the Community Solar Confluence and the Unite Potrero Community Walk.

Training and development: Successful at training and supervising project managers and editors at Macromedia and Adobe, including coaching employees transitioning to new roles.

Member of:

American Solar Energy Society

WomenInCleantechAndSustainability Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

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EcoTuesday

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Plug-In America