Zaheen Hussain, Pittsburgh, PA

Sustainability Coordinator, Millvale

A native of Bangladesh and a Pittsburgh transplant by way of Connecticut, Zaheen serves as Millvale's Sustainability Coordinator. Supported by the Millvale Community Library, and working with the Millvale EcoDistrict Collaborative, Zaheen is a shared community resource that helps advance Millvale's EcoDistrict goals in the areas of food, water, energy, mobility, air quality, and equity. Prior to his work in Millvale, Zaheen worked on various sustainability initiatives as a Project Manager at GTECH Strategies. Focusing primarily on Energy Efficiency, Zaheen helped lead the ReEnergize Pittsburgh Coalition, where he worked collaboratively to increase demand for energy efficiency services through bridging organizational partnerships and increasing community level advocacy and educational programming. Outside of his work, Zaheen serves on the Boards of Directors of the Allegheny Watershed Alliance and Sustainable Pittsburgh in executive roles.

  • Community organizing / civic engagement

  • Advocacy

  • Grantwriting

  • Storytelling/Public Speaking

  • Volunteer management

  • Sustainability / resilience

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