Speaker Profile

Annel Hernandez

Annel Hernandez
Associate Director
New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

Annel Hernandez is the Associate Director of the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance. Annel works on city and statewide climate policy issues, focusing on local advocacy and research that further equitable investments in coastal resiliency, green infrastructure, and renewable energy. She also works on various coalition campaigns to push for more aggressive climate legislation – with equity as a central focus. She received an MPA in Energy and Environment from Columbia University, and her BA in Political Science and Latino Studies from Fordham University.