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Vanessa Arjona is an operations manager in the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO). In her role, she oversees communications, outreach, and international collaboration projects to increase understanding and awareness of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, including their role supporting a clean and sustainable energy future for all Americans.

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.