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Interfaith Power & Light Welcomes New Board Member, Jamila Yamani

May 15, 2024 | Press Releases

News Release

Washington DC – Interfaith Power & Light is thrilled to welcome Jamila Yamani, PhD as the newest member of the board. Yamani currently serves as the Director, Climate & Energy at Salesforce, where her focus includes the energy transition and climate innovation. Before this role, she spent several years in venture capital, working in oil and gas decarbonization and energy innovation. 

Yamani earned a PhD in chemical and environmental engineering from Yale University, and a Masters degree in chemical engineering practice from MIT. Originally from Los Angeles, Yamani now lives in Texas with her husband and three children. 

About the new role as IPL board member, Jamila Yamani said:

Jamila Yamani, PhD

“Serving on IPL’s board is a chance for me to further explore the relationship between faith and climate action, support the incredible work happening at faith communities around the country, and provide a springboard for my own religious community’s work on climate action. I welcome the opportunity to put my academic and professional network to work in support of IPL and I’m excited to brainstorm additional ways I can add value to IPL.”

Media Contact: Jessica Quinn, Communications Manager, jessica@interfaithpowerandlight.org

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About Interfaith Power & Light: Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) is a national organization that inspires and mobilizes people of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on climate change. IPL works in all 50 states and U.S. territories with a broad national network of state- and regional-level affiliates. For more information please visit www.interfaithpowerandlight.org.

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