Lamisa Chowdhury

Implementation and State Advocate, EEFA, Healthy People & Thriving Communities Program

Lamisa Chowdhury serves on the Energy Efficiency for All project, which promotes increased access to healthy and affordable housing through energy efficiency policies. Chowdhury focuses on implementation—such as financing and program design advocacy—and energy efficiency advocacy in the Midwest, engaging with local and state partners in Missouri. Within her previous role on the EEFA team, Chowdhury served as the national storytelling lead, humanizing the work through ethical storytelling, fostering transformational relationships, and building awareness and momentum for energy justice. Chowdhury also served as the program assistant for EEFA and supported the team’s mission. Prior to joining NRDC, Chowdhury conducted climate and energy efficiency research and advocacy in Kansas with several organizations, including the Climate + Energy Project and the City of Lawrence. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas and is based in NRDC’s Washington, D.C. office.