Department: Climate and Clean Energy

Program Officer, Climate and Clean Energy

Laura Wisland

Laura Wisland is a program officer for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2019, Laura led the Union of Concerned Scientists’ work on power sector issues in the West for 11 years, advocating for policies to accelerate the transition to carbon-free sources of electricity. Before… Continue Reading

Karen Laughlin

Karen Laughlin is a program officer for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2017, Karen served in government and the non-profit sector on climate, transportation, and clean energy policy. As a senior analyst at Climate Policy Initiative, she jointly led the U.S. Program to analyze… Continue Reading

Stephanie Kinser

Stephanie Kinser is a program associate for Climate and Clean Energy at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2016, Stephanie was an intern at the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, working on drought policy. She also served as a committee member on The Green Initiative Fund, which supports sustainability projects… Continue Reading

Devra Wang

Devra Wang is the director of the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2016, she served as program director at the Energy Foundation, focusing on U.S. power sector issues. She also served as the director of the California Energy Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council… Continue Reading