Daphany Rose Sanchez

Senior Fellow

Daphany Rose Sanchez is a New York native who has been passionately working as an energy equity advocate. In 20178, Daphany founded Kinetic Communities, a New York certified social enterprise Benefit Corporation which works at the crossroads of affordable housing and energy efficiency, serving low- to moderate-income New Yorkers through education, networking, and making opportunities easier to understand. Daphany, a New York City public housing resident, is passionate about ensuring that all New Yorkers preserve their homes through energy democracy. 

Daphany has her B.Sc. from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and her M.Sc. from the New School. She has been awarded as a Next City Vanguard Fellow, a NYC Housing Hero in 2018, 2019 Grist50! Fixer, 2020 NYC Climate Hero, and a 2020 GreenBiz 30 under 30 for her vigorous work ensuring front line communities and people of color are engaged in a just clean energy transition.