Bianca Patel is an Assistant Director at the Precourt Institute for Energy. She develops and leads Explore Energy, an energy education program that spans Stanford’s seven schools. She also leads Explore Energy's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts. Bianca comes to Precourt with a background in sustainable development: she has worked with communities across the US and globally on development programs and policies, primarily as they intersect with education, climate resilience, and equity and justice. Bianca continues to work and teach in these areas with a focus on community-led and decolonizing approaches.
Bianca received her MA in Development Practice from Emory University and BS in Public Health from The University of Texas at Austin. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia.