Sep 13, 2012
A big congratulations are in order to Focus the Nation friends KC Golden and Jay Keasling. KC and Jay have both been named recipients of the prestigious Heinz Award. The Heinz Awards, created in honor of Senator John Heinz recognize one individual for exemplary achievement in each of the following areas: Arts & Humanities, Environment, Public Policy, Human Condition, and Technology, Economy, and Employment.
KC Golden was recognized for his contributions to Public Policy. A longtime advocate for sustainable solutions and clean energy policies, KC Golden currently serves as the Policy Director at Climate Solutions.
Jay Keasling, Ph.D., is the Associate Director for Biosciences at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, home to Focus the Nation ReCharge! Speakers Dr. Daniel Klein-Marcuschamer and Tim Brennan. Keasling was honored for his innovations in clean energy, chemistry, and synthetic biology.
Congratulations to two standout clean energy innovators!