Anneliese is a Senior Analyst, Transaction Services at K&M Advisors (Washington, DC). She contributed to a transport sector project addressing ‘first mile/last mile transport services integrated with public transit systems.
She recently graduated from Johns Hopkins SAIS with an M.A. in Energy, Resources, and the Environment, and spent her first year at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China. While in Nanjing, she gave a TedxYouth talk on “Why Invention is Important for Youth” and was the keynote speaker at the AmCham Nanjing Women’s International Leadership Forum on “Women in Innovation.”
She is passionate about helping advance clean energy transitions around the world and creating a low carbon future for all. Previously, she worked at IBM on IBM Watson and SAP projects, focused on business consulting, seller training, sales, and implementations. She is a strong believer in the role of arts and innovation in education and has worked on related projects in Tanzania, India, China, and the US. In 2012, she founded the Chicago Student Invention Convention, which received national recognition at US2020’s 2015 STEM Mentoring Awards held at the White House. The CSIC program was acquired by Chicago Innovation in June 2017. Over 5 years, the CSIC served more than 8,000 Chicago students K-8, 100 schools, 150 teachers, and awarded over $20,000 to outstanding student inventors.
Anneliese is interested in connecting with people passionate about their work. Interests include clean energy tech, renewables and DER, innovation policy, China-Africa relations, entrepreneurship, women’s empowerment, and youth programs.