Julieta Machado works for the Spanish Catholic Center of Catholic Charities DC as Senior Program Manager for the Integrated Community Services Department.
One of the programs she manages is the Pre Apprenticeship Green Construction Program in DC, a partner of OLA and the National Council of La Raza, NCLR. This program teaches basic electricity concepts and solar panel installation to underemployed immigrants in the metropolitan area. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, she has lived in the DC Area for 15 years working to empower the local Hispanic community. She also serves as a Board member of the Community Action Agency (CAB) of Montgomery County. After receiving her Masters in Environmental Science from the University of Arizona. Pascale Maslin led rainforest, marsh, and marine research expeditions for the Biosphere II project for eight years. In 1994, Pascale was enclosed in the self-sustaining Biosphere aiding its system operations for 6 months. After moving to Washington DC in 1999 to conduct pollution delineation projects, she additionally co-founded the Cool Capital Challenge campaign to reduce DC’s CO2 emissions by 3 billions pounds by Earth Day 2009. Pascale created Energy Efficiency Experts in 2007 to give people the knowledge and tools they need to improve their own energy efficiency.