Diversity, Equity, and InclusionApr 8, 2020
Atlantic Council Announces 2020-2021 Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship Class
WASHINGTON, DC – April 8, 2020 – The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center announced today the selection of its 2020-2021 class of fellows for its Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship. The Fellowship is a one-year, nonresident program for early to mid-career rising women leaders in the energy and climate field with an interest in policy. […]
Alissa Ohl is a senior manager of public affairs at the Exelon Corporation, the largest owner and operator of nuclear plants in the United States. At Exelon, Alissa develops and executes advocacy campaigns focused on modernizing energy policies to recognize the climate and environmental benefits of zero-carbon nuclear power. Her campaigns work to influence the company’s state and federal legislative and regulatory policy priorities, as well as regional electricity market rules.
Prior to joining the Exelon team, Alissa conducted political research for multiple candidates during the 2016 election cycle. She also spent time in the battleground state of Iowa working for Mitt Romney’s presidential bid in 2012 and former Reliant Energy CEO Mark Jacobs during his 2014 bid for the US Senate.
Alissa started her career in the Washington, DC office of the Glover Park Group, devising strategic communications campaigns for their Energy & Sustainability clients.
These experiences combined have allowed Alissa to work at the intersection of politics, energy, and the environment for the past decade. She has worked with major energy companies, advocacy organizations, and trade associations to provide strategic counsel to help drive policy changes by creating and executing major campaign announcements; building coalitions; serving as an on-the-record spokeswoman; securing earned media and conducting rapid response; and running multi-channel paid, social, and digital platforms.
Alissa also worked and lived in Singapore and is always on the hunt for good nasi goreng in Washington, DC She holds a BA in political science and communications from American University.