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Head and shoulders shot of Vanessa Arjona

Vanessa Arjona is a contractor to DOE EERE working as the Communications Lead for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO). She develops strategies and spearheads initiatives to communicate how the HFTO’s research, development and demonstration activities and progress support EERE’s mission and the Energy Department’s work toward as sustainable energy future.

Born and raised in Colombia, Vanessa moved to the U.S. as a teenager with her family but has spent most of her life in Washington D.C. She is a graduate of the George Washington University’s Environmental & Energy Management Program in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

When Vanessa is not in the office, she is likely planning the next trip to a new country alongside her husband, teaching a dance cardio class in Bethesda, or running on the Capital Crescent Trail.

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