Ali is USGBC's Communications Manager, based in the Washington, DC headquarters. Ali came to Washington in 2007 to work for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont. In her nearly six years on his staff she served in administrative, legislative and communications roles.
Following her time in the Senate, she joined the Shakespeare Theatre Company as their Corporate Giving Manager, working with a portfolio of corporate and institutional donors. In the year prior to joining USGBC, she worked as an independent business and PR consultant serving clients across industries. Ali joined USGBC as a Media & Communications Specialist in 2014. Ali has a BA in Zoology and Political Science from the University of Vermont and an MBA from The George Washington University with an emphasis on corporate social responsibility.