Dr. Rebekah Shirley
Research Director

Rebekah leads the Power for All research workstream. She is a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) where she completed her doctoral studies and previously obtained a MSc. Energy and Resources and a MSc. Civil Engineering. Her doctoral and post-doctoral research focuses on designing integrated modeling frameworks to support long range energy planning in emerging economies. Rebekah is a lead researcher at the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) on the UC campus, directed by Professor Daniel Kammen. She has worked with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and USAID. Rebekah is a University of California Chancellor’s Fellow and has won grants in support for her work from organizations such as the DOE and the Rainforest Foundation.