Zineb Bouzoubaa, VP BERC Summit | MPP, Goldman School of Public Policy
Zineb is a second year MPP candidate at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and a 2017 Switzer Fellow. She has a BS in Environmental Physics and a BA in Mathematics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her energy interests include storage, markets, regulation, as well as equity and environmental justice. She previously worked as a Sustainability Analyst at General Motors.
Cinthya Fernandez Preda, Summit Director | MBA, Haas School of Business
Cinthya is a second year MBA at UC Berkeley Haas. Prior to business school she worked at Unilever, where she was responsible of developing and implementing continuous improvement initiatives in supply chain and manufacturing. She has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina).
Jesús Guzmán, Summit Director | MPP, Goldman School of Public Policy
Jesús Guzmán is a second-year MPP candidate at the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy. While at GSPP, Jesús has served on the leadership teams for both the Labor Policy Group and the Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative. Jesús has also served as the program analyst for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network. Jesús is currently completing his advanced policy analysis with the Marin Economic Forum with a focus on the housing shortage and income inequality. Jesús’ policy interests include labor economics, equity in energy policy, and economic development. Prior to attending graduate school, Jesús was the Program Director for the Graton Day Labor Center in Northern California where he developed innovative workforce training programs and advocated for inclusive immigrant and labor policies. Jesús was born in Jalisco, México and grew up in Sonoma County where he now resides with his wife Stephanie and daughter Victoria.
Michelle Levinson, Summit Director | MPP/MA, Public Policy and Energy & Resources Group
Michelle is a concurrent degree student at the Goldman School of Public Policy and the Energy & Resources Group. Prior to graduate school, she worked in political, legal, and regulatory advocacy at the Natural Resources Defense Council and NextGen Climate America. Her research interest is the financial impacts of climate change, but she also follows California’s climate and energy policies, and is fascinated by models of economy-wide decarbonization. Michelle graduated from Brown University in 2011 and now lives in her hometown of Oakland, CA.
Christian G. Miller, Summit Director | MPP/MS, Public Policy and Energy & Resources Group
Christian is a concurrent MPP & MS in Energy and Resources student focused on the socioeconomics of renewable energy infrastructure and promoting evidence-based policy for leading the US towards clean energy integration and adoption that economically empowers all American citizens. While his formal scientific background is in biorenewable resources, his focus is on the sustainable development of holistic energy solutions based on socioeconomic, geographic, and natural resource characteristics for communities both domestic and developing abroad. Christian has a BS in Biological Systems Engineering from Iowa State University.