Margaret Tallmadge

Maggie Tallmadge


Maggie Tallmadge is a second year Master of Environmental Management student at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies specializing in Energy & Environment and Business & Environment. She focuses on energy and utility policy, energy finance, and economic development as tools to build wealth and political power in Native American tribes and low-income communities of color. Most recently, Maggie served as the Environmental Justice Manager at the Coalition of Communities of Color, an Oregon alliance of 19 culturally specific community-based organizations. She established its Community and Economic Development program while designing and leading legislative, electoral and PUC policies and campaigns, including carbon pricing, community solar, RPS, grid modernization, and tax policy. Maggie is a Citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

Fellow Activity

Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership | Dec 16, 2019

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
Yale University, MEM
Current Position:
Masters Candidate
Business & Finance
Environmental Policy & Law

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