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Ava Gallo

Climate and Energy Program Manager

Area of Focus

Climate, Energy, Transportation


Trumbull, Connecticut



Ava Gallo serves as NCEL’s Climate and Energy Program Manager where she works to support legislators across the country on every policy topic under the climate and clean energy umbrella.

Ava received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and International Affairs and her master’s degree in Security and Resilience Studies with a concentration in Resilient Cities both from Northeastern University. Both her undergraduate and graduate theses have focused on the idea of community engagement within public climate projects.

Before her time at NCEL, Ava continued her passion for environmental policy and advocacy at the state level at Climate XChange, the Environmental Voter Project, and the Conservation Law Foundation. She’s originally from Connecticut, spent much time in Boston, and now lives in Brooklyn, NYC.