Status: Not Elected
Keenan started her career working in climate change science communication for the Australian Conservation Foundation, organizing candidates’ forums and public outreach for the 2007 election, and creating partnerships with the Public Sector Union on climate change. She later worked for Avaaz in Europe, training activists in media and communications in the lead-up to the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit. From 2010-2015 she worked for Greenpeace International as a Climate and Energy Campaigner, where she focused on communication of the 100% Renewable Energy Revolution and a campaign to shift Facebook’s energy procurement policy for their data centres away from coal and towards renewable energy.
Keenan currently works for 350.org as a Fossil Free Community Manager, expanding locally-led climate campaigning, coaching regional staff and using online community spaces to scale up their network.