Daphany Rose Sanchez is a New York native who has been passionately working as an energy equity advocate for twelve years. Daphany founded Kinetic Communities in 2017 when she saw the representation gap in the energy sector and knew something had to be done.
Kinetic Communities is a New York Certified Social Enterprise Benefit Corporation which advocates and implements strategic energy equity market transformations for diverse New York communities. We use data to develop strategic engagement strategies and tools to catalyze positive relationships with energy. We work in the intersection of finance, engineering, planning, and organizing; a sweet spot that helps us understand how to systematically drive change for a clean energy transition. We want to help our communities save money, feel safe, and live in a cleaner environment.
KC3 works with the sectors most impactful leaders. We want to help New Yorkers lead by example, which is why we have committed to our own internal goals. KC3 has volunteered to be legally committed to consider our impact on our workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. KC3 is registered through Certified B Corporation, CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, 1% for the Planet, We Are Still In, and commitment to Net Zero by 2030.
Daphany has her B.S. from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and her M.S. from the New School. She has been awarded as a Next City Vanguard Fellow, a NYC Housing Hero in 2018, 2019 Grist50! Fixer, and a 2020 NYC Climate Hero for her vigorous work ensuring front line communities and people of color are engaged in a just clean energy transition.