Dawn  Lippert

Dawn Lippert

Senior Manager
Energy Excelerator
Dawn Lippert leads the Energy Excelerator, Hawaii's clean energy accelerator, as Senior Manager of the Energy Programs at the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR). Before joining PICHTR in 2009, Dawn was a management consultant with Booz Allen's alternative energy team, and worked on clean energy projects in Washington DC, India, Africa, and Latin America. In addition to leading the Energy Excelerator, at PICHTR Dawn founded and is president of WiRE (Women in Renewable Energy), a not-for-profit organization with over 150 members that is designed to build technical expertise, trust, and relationships that advance clean energy transformation. She is a LEED Accredited Professional, a member of the 2012 Class of Pacific Century Fellows, and was named one of Hawaii Business Magazine’s 20 for the Next 20: People to Watch in 2012. She graduated cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in environmental studies, and received her Master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Management.