Molly Seltzer

Communications Specialist for Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Molly Seltzer is a writer and photographer with a passion for storytelling and talking to strangers.  She began working at Princeton University in June 2018 where she currently serves as communications specialist for the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.  She started her career in sustainability consulting, and has been working on issues related to energy and the environment for 9 years. From 2017-2018 she earned the Shapiro Traveling Fellowship from the George Washington University through which she traveled the USA to document the American power sector. She founded the journalistic and photojournalistic series, "Electric America,” highlighting issues related to climate change and the national energy grid. You can see that work and writing on the project’s website, Her writing and photography have appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, the American Wind Energy Association, Princeton Alumni Weekly, and GreenBiz. Seltzer enjoys public speaking and has appeared on radio segments for Kawaii Community Radio and Hawaii Public Radio.  Seltzer earned a B.A. in international affairs with a concentration in international environmental studies from The George Washington University. She also owns the photography studio Molly Seltzer Photography, which can be found on Instagram and online @mollysetzerseltzerphotography and A New Jersey native, Seltzer enjoys thrift shopping, basketball, yoga, TRX, and worm composting.

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