Rachael Aptowitz

Rachael Aptowitz is a Clean Mobility Program Strategist at GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest nonprofit clean energy installer. With a passion for environmental justice, Rachael leads the development of innovative programs aimed at providing low-cost public and multifamily EV charging solutions in marginalized communities nationwide. Before joining GRID, Rachael led NYSERDA’s Scale For ClimateTech program. She propelled climate tech hardware startups to market success, and drove impactful reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Rachael’s career in clean technology began as an engineer at General Motors during the pivotal shift towards electric vehicles. With a diverse background spanning vehicle development, manufacturing, and design, she contributed significantly to the integration process of the Cadillac Lyriq, the brand’s pioneering entry into the EV market. She holds a SB in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.