Cecilia is a former Policy and Data Communications Specialist with USGBC. She managed PR and communications campaigns that reached communities, policy makers, business leaders, green building professionals and media to advocate for better buildings.
Cecilia was a frequent contributor to USGBC’s online article platform and served on the editorial board for the the award-winning magazine, USGBC+. She wrote on financial mechanisms and polices that promote green building, renewable energy and energy efficiency and affordability, and she worked with media to promote relevant research and data around green building.
In 2014, Cecilia co-created and launched an initiative within USGBC to empower and engage young women as the next generation of green building experts, business leaders and policy leaders. Bringing Up Girls (BUG) pairs Girl Scouts with USGBC staff mentors to bring a community service project to life as a Green Apple Day of Service project.
Cecilia is a Georgia native and graduate of the University of Georgia and holds a Master of Science in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology.