Ari Drennen is an associate director for Energy and Environment at American Progress. Before joining American Progress, she was the communications manager at Climate Advisers, a consulting firm focused on international climate diplomacy. She previously worked on the advance team for Hillary for America, where she was a press lead, and at the League of Conservation Voters as the legislative and PAC associate. Drennen is originally from Canandaigua, New York. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Middlebury College.