Senior Vice President & Executive Director, VERGE
Shana Rappaport has worked actively for over a decade as a cross-industry convener to advance solutions to the climate crisis.
Over the last eight years, Shana has built and scaled VERGE — the leading global event series focused on accelerating the clean economy. VERGE convenes the world’s largest companies, public sector leaders, utilities and technology innovators to advance systemic solutions to the climate crisis while ensuring a just transition.
Outside of her work as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of VERGE, Shana is a sought after public speaker, moderator and facilitator around sustainability and systems change. She serves on the Board of Advisors for the Buckminster Fuller Institute and Project Drawdown, and is a trained leader of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project. Shana also Associate Edited a book published in 2019, “Evolving Leadership for Collective Wellbeing: Lessons for Implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”.