Philanthropic Foundation Board of Governors
Ajá Reneé Clarke
Senior Manager, Technology Engagement
Southern California Edison
Ajá Reneé Clarke is the Senior Manager of Technology Engagement at Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation’s largest electric utilities. She leads a team of engineers and strategic advisors who deliver tactical plans to amplify and promote grid technology pilot and demonstration projects, create opportunities for stakeholder engagement, and manage the transmission and distribution grid technology intake process.
Prior to joining SCE, Clarke spent over 15 years in business development and external engagement – serving in marketing and communications roles, leading global thought leadership initiatives, and helping companies advance relationships with external organizations, governments, revenue partners, universities, and other key stakeholders.
She earned a Master of Fine Arts from Chapman University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Redlands, both in creative writing.
Clarke lives in Old Towne Orange, California with her husband and son.